Neighborhood Matters: The Bay State Banner: Unity, Progress and 50 Years of Advocating Change
Tracy Heather Strain, Professor of the Practice, Media & Screen Studies
Derek Lumpkins, Director of Neighborhood Partnerships and Programs
Join us for a lunchtime screening of The Bay State Banner: Unity, Progress and 50 Years of Advocating Change. The Bay State Banner is an independent newspaper that has served Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood and African-American community for more than 50 years. The film was produced and directed by CAMD professor Tracy Heather Strain with Randall MacLowry. Derek Lumpkins is a creative leader who leverages community and human assets to foster and support innovation, cultural economic development, and social change. Prior to joining Northeastern Crossing, Derek was Executive Director of Discover Roxbury and a Roxbury Correspondent for the Boston Neighborhood News Network.
Neighborhood Matters is a series that celebrates the ways in which community groups have shaped the neighborhoods surrounding the Northeastern campus. This series is co-curated by the Northeastern Center for the Arts and the Archives and Special Collections at the Northeastern University Library. See More At: Neighborhood Matters
Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Bay State Banner
Tracy Heather Strain