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Posts from January 2018

John Brown Farm

With over twenty-four Underground Railroad sites and deep historical ties to leaders like Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman, New York is home to profound moments throughout Black history. Discover the stories during Black History Month this February and every month of the year at these famous sites. 

Shirley Chisholm

Rosa Parks, MLK Jr. and Harriet Tubman - these names often come to mind when thinking of Black history in the United States. But just as history is grander than a handful of memories, so are the people and acts of bravery celebrated during Black History Month and every month of the year. In celebration of moments throughout history, here are 10 unique facts about Black history in New York State.