The People Before the Park

The People Before the Park

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June 17 through June 18, 2022

Friday & Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

The People Before the Park

By Keith Josef Adkins

In 1856, African-American and Irish immigrants lived peacefully and away from the corruption of downtown New York City in the area which eventually became Central Park. However, when the City decides to build the park their quiet hamlet becomes the target of demolition.

Directed by Timothy Douglas

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