Black History Month: Long Island Memorializing Freed Slave Homeowner Cato SandsLong Island once had the largest slave population of any rural area in the north for most of the Colonial Era.
Black History Month: Judge Victoria Gumbs-Moore Is Breaking Down Barriers On Long IslandWith her proud daughters looking on, Victoria Gumbs-Moore was given her robe and became the first black Family Court judge in Suffolk County.
Black History Month: Meet Determined Linda Harrison, Head Of The Newark Museum Of ArtThe director and CEO of the Newark Museum of Art is part of a rare class. She is one of only a handful of African-American's leading a major art museum.
NASA Pioneer Katherine Johnson Of 'Hidden Figures' Fame Dead At Age 101Johnson,'s calculations played a key role in the Apollo 11 moon landing, earned nationwide acclaim decades later when her story was told in the book and movie "Hidden Figures."
Black History Month: First Head Of 2 Medical Schools Calls Out Need For More African-American DoctorsDr. Robert Johnson, the dean of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick if the first person in history to lead two medical schools.
Black History Month: Iconic Abolitionist Used His TriBeCa Home As Part Of Underground RailroadPatrons shuffle in and out of the La Colombe coffee shop at the corner of Lispenard and Church streets, many without the slightest idea of the location's significance.
Black History Month: Life Of Black Cowboys Depicted In Harlem Theater ProductionA local jazz singer and composer is using music and theater to share the story of black cowboys.
Black History Month: The Rise, Decline And Rise Again Of Newark Symphony HallOver the years the City of Newark stopped investing in the historic institution, but all that has begun to change.
Oh My Goodness: Tai Abrams Creates 'AdmissionSquad' To Help Get More Minority Students Into Elite High Schools"Right now, the New York City education system is 70% black and Latino, but the reality is only 10% comprise these elite high schools," Abrams said.
Black History Month: 1st Ever Film Festival Coming To Queens The 1st Ever International Black History Month Film Festival will be bringing features, shorts, music videos and web episodes to the Jamaica Performing Arts Center.
Black History Month: Retired Staten Island Teacher Fills Home With Artifacts Charting The African-American ExperienceA Staten Island woman has a jaw-dropping collection of historical artifacts charting the African-American experience.
Black History Month: Sculptor Vinnie Bagwell Shapes A Historical Memory Through Bronze FiguresStatues showing figures from Colonial-era slavery in America will soon stand on the shores of the Hudson River.
Black History Month: Carver Bank Has Become One Of Harlem's Greatest Success StoriesAn African-American-operated bank in Harlem is not only a staple in the community, it puts its money where its mouth is.
Black History Month: Yogi Berra Museum Honors Negro Leagues With Traveling ExhibitThe Negro Leagues started in 1920 because black players were banned from playing in the major leagues.
Black History Month: Hayden Greene On Why Audiences Connect To Spoken Word PoetryThroughout February, CBSN New York is celebrating Black History Month, highlighting the achievements of African-American trailblazers and trendsetters.