The Black Reality Think Tank is honored to have as our guest conversationalist on this week’s broadcast, Mr. Gene Peters.
Mr. Peters is a Historian, Educator, Educational Consultant, and noted Heritage Collector. His private collection is called “THE GENE ALEXANDER PETERS COLLECTION OF RARE & HISTORIC AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTIFACTS.” He is also President of The Schomburg Corporation (the officially chartered, independent advisory affiliate to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture) headquartered in Harem, NY.
Mr. Peters was recently invited to curate and feature a custom: “SLAVERY IN NEW YORK CITY: The African Burial Ground Tribute Exhibit” for the National Black Theater in Harlem, NY!!
The production entitle “UNHEARD VOICES,” conceived, developed, and produced by 4x Emmy award winning writer & playwright JUDY TATE, is a powerful, original, monologue play in which featured actors “Give Voice” to the 419 unnamed African and African American men, women, and children who are buried in the “rediscovered” colonial era burial ground in NYC, originally named, ‘Negroes Burying Ground’ or ‘Negroes Burial Ground’ (@1690 – 1794).