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Stop By the African Burial Ground for These Free Black History Month Events

On three Saturdays in February, visitors can experience various cultural craft demonstrations, presentations, readings and rituals to celebrate and honor those buried at the National Monument.

Stop By the African Burial Ground for These Free Black History Month Events

Stop By the African Burial Ground for These Free Black History Month Events

On three Saturdays in February, visitors can experience various cultural craft demonstrations, presentations, readings and rituals to celebrate and honor those buried at the National Monument.

Celebrate Kwanzaa at the African Burial Ground

Celebrate Kwanzaa at the African Burial Ground

Kwanzaa is the annual celebration of African American culture, and this year you can mark the holiday in one of the most sacred spots in Lower Manhattan.

Celebrate the National Parks Service’s 107th Birthday at the African Burial Ground

Celebrate the National Parks Service’s 107th Birthday at the African Burial Ground

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This Juneteenth, the African Burial Ground Celebrates the Black Experience

This Juneteenth, the African Burial Ground Celebrates the Black Experience

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the holiday will be celebrated with the following.

NY1’s “New Yorker of the Week” Is African Burial Ground Volunteer Doris Lango-Leak

NY1’s “New Yorker of the Week” Is African Burial Ground Volunteer Doris Lango-Leak

Say hello to a new local celebrity in our midst: Doris Lango-Leak, a volunteer at the African Burial Ground National Monument, who has been named...

The African Burial Ground Is Hosting Free Black History Events All Month

The African Burial Ground Is Hosting Free Black History Events All Month

The plight of Black abolitionists, the struggle to reckon with slavery and the intersection of art and history are all at the forefront of Black...

African Burial Ground Honors Kwanzaa Traditions

African Burial Ground Honors Kwanzaa Traditions

Here’s your chance to celebrate Kwanzaa in one of the most sacred places in all of Lower Manhattan. The African Burial Ground National...

Celebrate the Reinterment at the African Burial Ground

Celebrate the Reinterment at the African Burial Ground

Nineteen years ago, 419 human remains were shipped from a laboratory in Washington D.C. back to their final resting place at the African Burial...

Celebrate National Park Service’s Birthday With Free Events at the African Burial Ground

Celebrate National Park Service’s Birthday With Free Events at the African Burial Ground

The National Park Service’s 106th birthday is coming up later this month, and they went ahead and got you a present: The parks service, which is...

Lower Manhattan’s African Burial Ground Celebrates the Black Experience This Juneteenth

Lower Manhattan’s African Burial Ground Celebrates the Black Experience This Juneteenth

Sunday, June 19, marks Juneteenth, a day to commemorate the effective end of slavery in the United States. To honor this day, on June 18 the National...

From Construction Site to National Landmark: How Lower Manhattan’s African Burial Ground Was Saved

From Construction Site to National Landmark: How Lower Manhattan’s African Burial Ground Was Saved

The 1991 discovery of one of Manhattan’s most significant historical landmarks began like many other days in the city, with construction crews...

Wednesday, July 15: the Black Business Equity and Access to Capital Rally

Wednesday, July 15: the Black Business Equity and Access to Capital Rally

Leaders from a variety of Black-owned businesses and commercial real-estate developers are scheduled to march in the “Black Business Equity and...