Rochester Airport To Be Renamed For Abolitionist Frederick DouglassDouglass, who escaped slavery, lived in Rochester for more than two decades and was buried in the city's historic Mount Hope Cemetery after his death in 1895.
Frederick Douglass Statue Ripped From Base On Anniversary Of Famous Speech In Rochester, N.Y.A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was ripped from its base in Rochester on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches, delivered in the city in 1852.
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.
Rights in Rochester: The Susan B. Anthony House & MuseumWho would we be as a nation, were it not for Susan B. Anthony? Learn about her life and impact on America this summer.
New-York Historical Society Reopens After $65 Million RenovationNew York City's oldest museum has shed its vault-like exterior for a luminous facade that invites the public to peer in, explore its vast treasures and experience them like never before through loads of new and fun interactive features.