Despite New York City's rather pro-slavery stance, over two dozen sites were instrumental in the Underground Railroad movement.
Known for its historic homes and waterfront views, the quiet neighborhood of Douglaston, Queens, has quite a few secrets to uncover.
Fort Greene, Brooklyn, has plenty of secrets to explore, such as the fascinating history of its Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument.
To expose the legacy of slavery in New York City, independent artists, educators, and researchers Elsa Eli Waithe, Maria Robles, and Ada Reso formed Slavers of New York.
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.
Matthew Coody, Director of External Affairs at the Historic House Trust of NYC, will guide attendees along a virtual Dutch heritage trail.
Dyckman. Stuyvesant. John Jay. They are some of the most recognizable names in New York City, gracing streets, parks, schools
Equinox in Chelsea Market rushing to board up before nightfall, June 1st, 2020. Yesterday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Mayor
See inside the hidden slave galleries of the historic St. Augustine's Church in NYC's Lower East Side, one of the few remaining galleries in the entire country.