African Burial Ground is the oldest and largest known excavated burial ground in North America for both free and enslaved Africans. It protects the historic role slavery played in building New York City. The site honors both the spirit of those buried here and those who fought for the respectful protection of this site for this and future generations. Read More
A Sacred Space in Manhattan
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Celebrate African American History Month
Celebrate African American History Month throughout February.
Last updated: February 16, 2018