Statement on the Approval of the 126th Street Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial and Mixed-Use Project by the City Council Planning Subcommittee: Continue Reading →
Hastily organized memorial services for President John F. Kennedy were held throughout the world, allowing many to express their grief. Here’s the Memorial Service held in Mount Olivet Church, Harlem. Continue Reading →
September 11, 2001 will always be a tragic day in American history from Harlem to Hollywood, but in the years since the attacks, it has become a day to honor the victims and survivors by doing good. Continue Reading →
World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. Continue Reading →
The first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. Continue Reading →
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