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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 Park Service is hosting a series of free events, from lectures to live music, at the African Burial...

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

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

Culture Radiates in Lower Manhattan’s One Square Mile

From river to river, from Chambers to the Battery, Lower Manhattan is chock full of culture, art, and history.  But with Federal Hall, the Statue of...