We Must Stand United

“We Must Stand United: Activism, Achievement, and Community at Bronx Community College” celebrates and explores Bronx Community College of the City University of New York as a center of black activism. Themes include presidential legacies of James Colston and Roscoe Brown, Jr., and waves of grassroots student activism. Project leveraged Bronx Community College’s rich archives.


Role: Curator and Historian
Project Components: Two exhibits and complementary digital exhibit
Site: 2nd Floor Cafeteria-Roscoe Brown Student Center, 3rd Floor-Main Library, http://unitedstandbcc.org
Date: February 2015 (physical exhibits). Digital site ongoing.
Collaboration: Dr. Kanakamedala, Dr. Ahmed N. Reid (Assistant Professor, History, BCC) & Cynthia Tobar (Archivist/ Assistant Professor, Library, BCC)