History Speaker Series: The Black Community in Roxbury (1940-1970)
May 6, 2010
In the late 1920’s, Boston's Black community began moving from Lower Roxbury to “the Hill," the area around Walnut, Humboldt and Townsend Streets. This area eventually became home for a solid middle class Black community, which Malcolm X referenced in his famous autobiography. Tonight, meet Lenny Durant and Sarah Ann Shaw, two longtime residents, and hear their stories of life on “the Hill.” Haley House Bakery Cafe, 12 Dade St A special program of Art is Life Itself Seating is on a first come, first served basis.