Preserving Staten's Island's Great Outdoors

Black Cowboys and “True Grit” presented by Staten Island OutLOUD

2:00 pm -
Greenbelt Nature Center
700 Rockland Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314


Saturday, February 24 - Staten Island OutLOUD will host a reading & presentation on Black cowboys in the American Westward Expansion of the 1870s & 80s, continuing our series on Charles Portis' classic novel "True Grit".

We'll explore how they survived in the wild with a short forest walk (weather permitting). This program is sponsored by an encore grant from Staten Island Arts. For more information, visit:

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Black Cowboys and "True Grit" presented by Staten Island OutLOUD