Black Boston Stories: Growing Up



Grove Hall Branch Library, Jazz Lounge


Feb 9, 2023


6:00 EST



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About this event

What was it like to grow up in the Boston of times past? What challenges face young Bostonians today?

Join us for a panel conversation on Black Boston Stories: Growing Up on Thursday, February 9 at 6PM at the Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library. Four long-time Boston residents will reflect on growing up in the city and lead a wider conversation with participants.

Our panelists:

  • Klare Shaw
  • Helen Credle
  • Dart Adams
  • Jerry Smart

Additional speaker details coming soon.

Food will be provided. Registration encouraged but not required.

Organized as part of the Leventhal Map & Education Center’s ongoing exhibition, Building Blocks: Boston Stories from Urban Atlases.

Banner image: Spencer Grant, Black schoolchildren play recorders, Roxbury (1971)

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