Tuesdays in the Newsroom: Meet the Tankards!

There were very few African-Americans living year-round on Martha's Vineyard in 1961 when the Tankard family moved here from New Jersey. In honor of Black History Month, Patricia Tankard, Bob Tankard and Carol Tankard Giosmas - three of 10 siblings - will talk about those early years, the obstacles they faced and the importance of friends and family, and offer a unique perspective on the degree to which the Vineyard's relationship to race has changed over 60 years.

Tuesdays in the Newsroom is a monthly speaker and discussion series sponsored by the Vineyard Gazette in the off-season for people who want more engagement with the news. Join us for a stimulating discussion with members of the Tankard family who have contributed so much to the community. 

Tuesday, February 18 at 5:30pm

Vineyard Gazette
34 South Summer Street, Edgartown, MA 02539

Event Type

Speaker/Panel

Website

http://vineyardgazette.com

Cost

Free: Vineyard Gazette Subscriber; $10: Non-Subscriber

Contact Phone

508-627-4311

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