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Series
African American Legends
Episode
Joan Maynard, Weeksville Society
Contributing Organization
CUNY TV (New York, New York)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/522-183416tv25
NOLA Code
AAL 021007
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Description
On this episode of African American Legends, Host Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Jr. profiles Joan Maynard, who is the CEO and Founder of the Weeksville Society. The Weeksville Society is a product of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, and is responsible for preserving and interpreting African American history within Weeksville, Brooklynn. It also aims to offer African Americans financial and cultural opportunities. Taped November 20, 2001.
African-American Legends profiles prominent African-Americans in the arts, in politics, the social sciences, sports, community service, and business. The program is hosted by Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., Director of the Center for Urban Education Policy at the CUNY Graduate Center, and a former President of Bronx Community College.
Taped November 20, 2001
Created
2001-11-20
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:29:02
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CUNY TV
Identifier: 15753 (li_serial)
Duration: 00:29:00:00
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Citations
Chicago: “African American Legends; Joan Maynard, Weeksville Society,” 2001-11-20, CUNY TV, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed September 20, 2020, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-522-183416tv25.
MLA: “African American Legends; Joan Maynard, Weeksville Society.” 2001-11-20. CUNY TV, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. September 20, 2020. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-522-183416tv25>.
APA: African American Legends; Joan Maynard, Weeksville Society. Boston, MA: CUNY TV, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-522-183416tv25