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The History of Black Miami-Dade

December 8, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Rendering black, queer, and elder populations visible – a lecture by Nadege Green, Distinguished Writer/Community Activist-in-Residence, Fall 2022

Location: 20 Cooper Square, Second Floor New York, NY 10003

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CBVC Distinguished Writer/Community Activist-in-Residence, Nadege Green’s work centers the lived experiences of Black people in South Florida and is deeply rooted in history and first-person narratives. Her work aligns strongly with CBVC’s continued support of cultural and artistic missions that center restorative justice and healing for black people across the diaspora. 

Green will present her research for her emerging history and storytelling platform Black Miami-Dade, which uses a combination of ethnographic interviews and archival practices to herald the rich, and often ignored, history of Black Miami, especially rendering the lives of Miami’s Black queer populations visible in an upcoming exhibit in 2023. Reclaiming archives and insisting that Black narratives are visible and not erased is critical to CBVC/IAAA’s ongoing mission to not only research, document, and celebrate the cultural and intellectual production of the Black diaspora but also to interrogate how various archives and the development of visual technologies affect the construction of representations. 

This event will include time for audience Q&A and is cosponsored by the Department of Photography & Imaging, NYU Tisch School of the Arts; the 370J Project; the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality; and the Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation at NYU. A light reception will follow the lecture.

Space is limited for the in-person event. RSVP is required. You may RSVP for in-person or virtual attendance by clicking on the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-history-of-black-miami-dade-a-lecture-by-nadege-green-tickets-469165615987

Nadege Green is a researcher, writer and community historian based in Miami. Her work focuses on the lived experiences of Black people in South Florida. 

Green’s practice and approach to storytelling is deeply rooted in history and first-person narratives that explore and connect issues around race, culture, climate justice and displacement. She is a Senior Civic Media Fellow with the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Innovation and she was the inaugural Community Scholar in residence at the University of Miami’s Center for Global Back Studies in 2021. 

Her reporting has appeared in The AtlanticThe Miami Herald, WNYC and NPR. Green is also the founder of Black Miami-Dade, a multimedia storytelling and history platform that resists the erasure of Miami-Dade’s Black past. 

Green is the editor of the anthology “More Than What Happened: An Aftermath of Gun Violence in Miami,” which will be published by Jai-Alai Books in November 2022. She is currently working on a history exhibit that will honor and spotlight Miami’s Black LGBTQ+ community. The exhibit will be presented in Spring of 2023.


ALL visitors to NYU-sponsored event are REQUIRED to be up to date on their vaccinations: anyone who has completed their primary vaccinations AND received their booster vaccination; OR anyone who completed their primary vaccination more than 14 days ago, but is not yet eligible to receive their booster vaccination. NYU is currently accepting FDA-authorized and WHO-listed vaccines.

Test results ARE NOT accepted as an alternative to proof of vaccination and WILL NOT be accepted at the door.

No medical or religious exemptions will be considered at the door.

ALL visitors must present a government-issued photo ID.

Acceptable forms of Vaccination documentation listed below – documents MUST be in English and include: Name, birth date, vaccine name or manufacturer, dates of doses.

  • CDC vaccination Card
  • Excelsior Pass PLUS (no Excelsior Pass)
  • Official Documentation from a city or government registry, public health authority, healthcare provider.

People who do not meet these requirements WILL be turned away at the door.

Because of limited venue capacity, RSVP and advance registration is required.

Virtual attendees will receive live stream information via the email used to register a few hours before the start of the event. Please be sure you select the “Virtual” ticket option.


December 8, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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