New Gracie Mansion Art Offers Glimpse Into NYC Life In 1799Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray made sure the exhibition reflected all the diversity of the city in 1799.
Manhattan Municipal Building Renamed For Former NYC Mayor David DinkinsThe landmark 40-story building at 1 Centre Street, just a block from City Hall, is now officially called The David N. Dinkins Municipal Building.
Exhibit At Museum Of Modern Art Highlights Black Migration From The SouthThe artist Jacob Lawrence was only 23 years old in 1941 when he made his series, called "The Migration of the Negro," telling the story in abstract, stylized paintings full of color, movement and words.
CBS' Black Rock Standing Tall After 50 YearsThe corporate headquarters on the corner of West 52nd Street and Sixth Avenue embodies the vision of founder William S. Paley, who hired architect Eero Saarinen.
Memoir Meets Grammar Guide In Copy Editor's New BookIn the book, Norris explains the "who"/"whom" conundrum, the "that" vs. "which" dilemma, where to put the apostrophe in the plural possessive and, of course, why it is correct to stay "between you and me."
Black History Month: Democracy Shouldn't Be This Hard, Lawyer SaysWe began our Black History Month series looking at the marches in Selma, Ala. Voting rights were won, but the fight never ends.
Black History Month: Lawyer Fighting To Protect Voting RightsArnwine heads the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, founded at the suggestion of President John F. Kennedy.
Black History Month: Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass Monumental At New-York Historical Society"Frederick Douglass became a free man in New York," said New-York Historical Society President Louise Mirrer. "He stepped off the boat and walked down Broadway, just an ordinary human being."
Black History Month: Remembering Seneca Village Settlement In NYCBlacks had bought the land 30 years before. But when the city decided to build Central Park in the 1850s, the settlement was eradicated and its residents were scattered.
Black History Month: Central Park Displaced African-American SettlementOne large settlement was the African-American community of Seneca Village, which fronted on the present Central Park West, roughly from 81st to 89th streets.
Black History Month: New Jersey Author Tells Her Story In Children's BookSharon Dennis Wyeth has written some 50 books for young people. She tells her own story in her latest release, a children's picture book titled "The Granddaughter Necklace," published by Scholastic.
Black History Month: For 90 Years, Schomburg Center Steadfast In Its MissionLong before black history became an academic discipline, it was cultivated by the New York Public Library.