In this lively and engaging book, Bruce W. Dearstyne presents New York State history by exploring sixteen dramatic events. Continue Reading →
This gorgeous Bedford-Stuyvesant house comes with a serious pedigree, the brownstone was once home to sports icon and color-barrier-breaker Jackie Robinson, who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947 to 1956 and in the 1960s, he helped establish the Freedom National Bank, an African-American-owned financial institution based in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →
Jackie Robinson, a two-part, four-hour film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon, tells the story of an American icon whose life-long battle for first-class citizenship for all African Americans transcends even his remarkable athletic achievements. Continue Reading →
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