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A Mondays at Beinecke online gallery talk considering the story of the 1831 proposal for a college in New Haven that would have been America’s first HBCU. The talk is in conjunction with the release of a new documentary short film directed by Tubyez Cropper and narrated by Charles Warner, Jr., with design assistance from Alvin Ashiatey. Watch & share the short documentary on the Beinecke Library YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/gmXF3N62Olo
Cropper works in Beinecke Library’s community engagement and communications, where he began as a New Haven Promise intern and fellow. Warner works in the New Haven Public Schools and is chair of the Connecticut Freedom Trail. Cropper is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Warner is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Both are lifelong New Haven residents. Ashiatey is an MFA candidate in graphic design in the Yale School of Art. He is graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana, and has lived in Newhallville since 2019.