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NEW YORK — It’s Roller Skate Week in New York City.

Jocelyn Marie Goode, director of The African American Roller Skate Museum, joined the PIX11 Morning News to talk about the connection between the African American community and roller skating. The inaugural NYC Roller Skate Week was launched by the museum in collaboration with Showfields, which is hosting the NYC Roller Skate Week with events that include skating lessons, a film screening, business panels and a “skate paint” party.