While some free Black communities like Seneca Village are known to many New York history buffs, others still remain unknown to most.
The Green was a strong community of Black residents in Jamaica, Queens who fought against racism while developing its own economy.
In recognition of Juneteenth’s vital historical importance, the day was recently made an official New York State Public Holiday last year in 2020. As the first year of Juneteenth’s status as a state public holiday, MANY events across New York City will be occurring to commemorate the day.
In the midst of racial protests across the country, Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United
In February, Central Park Conservancy hosted a month-long series of free tours on Seneca Village in honor of Black History
Revisit the historic site of Seneca Village in Central Park to learn about the people who lived in this 19th century settlement before the park was built!
Celebrate Black History Month with a rich offering of culture, food, history and tours. You'll find events in Harlem, Central Park and Riverside Church.
NYC's Central Park was a grand vision by landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux but not everything was shaped anew in the monumental effort
From a map courtesy of NYU students, here are 10 monuments, memorials, parks, and historic locations throughout NYC to celebrate International Day of Peace.
Black History Month will offer trolley tours of Green-Wood Cemetery & Weeksville, Art at Riverside Church, Studio Museum & Schomburg Center, food, gospel & jazz.