Through Our Eyes Roundtable


Saturday, July 13

1:30pm Where



Learn about the stories of Yonkers’ past from those who lived it, in a panel moderated by Kress Interpretive Fellow Christian Stegall and Thaddeus Stegall, internationally recognized educator and speaker focusing on race, social justice, and leadership.

Panelists include: Luther Garrison, a lifelong resident of Yonkers whose family has been here since the nineteenth century; Symra Brandon, Director of Community Affairs for Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins and the first African American woman to serve on Yonkers’ City Council; Ken Davis, graffiti expert and retired Yonkers Police Officer; Diane Pearson, former Yonkers NAACP Chapter President; and Denise Holden. Contributors to Through Our Eyes, they will both discuss their lives and share stories of how this community came to be.