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.
Black History Month: Lining The Walls Of Learning With LegacyTwo teachers came up with the idea and recruited some helping hands to decorate the walls with photos, maps, descriptions, and artwork.
Black History Month: NJ Bookstore Shines Spotlight On African-American StoriesThe store offers book clubs, signings, readings and more, but most importantly, young readers say Source Of Knowledge offers perspective.
Black History Month: 'A Soldier's Play' Is As Relevant Today As It Was During World War IIThe Roundabout Theatre production of "A Soldier's Play" is at the American Airlines Theatre on 42nd Street now through March 15.
Black History Month: Crown Heights, Brooklyn Was Once The Thriving Cultural Hub WeeksvilleIt's now known as Crown Heights, Brooklyn, but more than 180 years ago Weeksville was a thriving community of free black people, one of America's first.
Black History Month: 'Namesakes' Photo Exhibit Pays Tribute To African American Success StoriesMany of our city parks and monuments honor African Americans who shaped the landscape of our culture. NYC's Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver talks about a photo exhibit paying tribute to their lives and accomplishments.