Book Talk: Pamela Newkirk, “Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga”

Book Talk: Pamela Newkirk, “Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga”

Thursday, June 4, 2015, 6:30 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society Museum
$5/Free for BHS & G-W Members
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn
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Award-winning journalist shares the shocking story of Ota Benga, an African man who was used as a zoo exhibit in NYC in 1906, and explores the evolution of science and race relations in the early 20th century.


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