The Green Book


NAACP Membership: It’s Not About Color

NAACP Membership: It’s Not About Color By Monica Calzolari I just joined the Oneonta Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People after hearing Professor Gretchen Sorin speak about her book and documentary film by the same name, “Driving While Black.” I joined because I support equality and I was appalled by what I learned during her presentation at SUNY Oneonta’s Center for Racial Justice and Inclusive Excellence on October 13. Although I am painfully aware that…


Dissertation, Documentary, Now, The Book

Dissertation, Documentary, Now, The Book Sorin’s ‘Green Book’ Thesis Led To ‘Driving While Black’ By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to COOPERSTOWN – Gretchen Sorin has a clear memory of how family vacations always started. “We would get up at 3 a.m. and get on the road,” the director of the Cooperstown Graduate Program in Museum Studies remembers. “We wouldn’t stop at a restaurant or a hotel, and my parents only stopped at Esso gas stations. “We drove straight through…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JANUARY 26 Winter Fest At Gilbert Lake State Park WINTERFEST – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Beat cabin fever with fun activities from snowshoeing to skiing, sledding, camping demonstrations, more. Gilbert Lake State Park, 18 CCC Rd., Laurens. Visit…

Putting the Community Back Into the Newspaper

Special Subscription Offer

Now through September 30, new annual subscribers to “The Freeman’s Journal” and have an opportunity to help their choice of one of four Otsego County Charitable organizations.

$5.00 of your subscription will be donated to the nonprofit of your choice:

Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Cooperstown Art Association, Helios Care or Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.