Friday, February 27, 2015

Face Out: Crossing Broadway by Robert W Snyder at Word Up Books February 19 2015 2015 7PM

Crossing Broadway - Washington Heights - Robert W. Snyder
Crossing Broadway: Washington Heights and the Promise of New York City by Robert W. Snyder, is a book about the civic and social history of Washington Heights from the 1930s to (nearly) the present. In a chapter that begins at the dawn of integration, he examines pivotal moments in the histories of George Washington High School, PS 187, and the community school board to explore the triumphs.and challenges that activists, principals, teachers, and students have confronted in our neighborhood’s schools. On February 19 at Word Up, Robert will read a short excerpt from his book and then open up a discussion about education uptown in the form of a story circle. Bring and share your own stories about going to school in Washington Heights at Word Up.
FACE OUT: Crossing Broadway by Robert W. Snyder
Thursday, February 19, 2015  7-9PM
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria.2113 Amsterdam ave, @165th St


  1. There is a follow up article in Rutger's Today at on the auther and his book.

  2. Another link on this book is here