Join The Celebration Of The Of “Reclaiming History, Reinvesting In East Harlem”

On Wednesday, May 15, Council Member Diana Ayala and the Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force in partnership with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), will celebrate the opening of “Reclaiming History, Reinvesting in East Harlem”. Continue Reading →

City Council Approves Harlem African Burial Ground Development In East Harlem

Patch reports that the New York City Council approved zoning applications for a massive development on an East Harlem site home to the former 126th Street bus depot and a 17th century African burial ground, the city Economic Development Corporation announced Wednesday. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Talks About The Harlem African Burial Ground

“We’re proud of the work we are doing to create respectful monuments in our communities that seek to right a historical injustice by recognizing that this land… Continue Reading →

Harlem African Burial Ground Public Development Meeting In East Harlem

harem african burial groundThis month, the public will get another opportunity to comment on a proposed 1.1-million-square-foot development that would take up an entire city block in East Harlem. Continue Reading →


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