Marta Effinger Crichlow

Marta Effinger-Crichlow is chair and associate professor in the African American Studies Department at New York City College of Technology-CUNY. Visit her Facebook page here.

Marta Effinger-Crichlow celebrated Juneteeth at the African Burial Ground National Monument in NYC with a standing-room-only talk on her book Staging Migrations toward an American West: From Ida B. Wells to Rhodessa Jones. Check out details on her Facebook page!

9781607323112sJuneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. The African Burial Ground National Monument will celebrate Juneteenth with a special guest lecture by Marta Effinger-Crichlow, author of Staging Migrations toward an American West, on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 1 PM at the African Burial Ground National Monument visitors center, 290 Broadway in lower Manhattan.

Check out this TEDx talk given by University Press of Colorado author Marta Effinger-Crichlow (Staging Migrations toward an American West). TEDx talks are presented "by independent organizers who want to create a TED-like event in their own community." More information can be found here.

From Ida B. Wells to Rhodessa Jones