Tag: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Their Land Became Part of Central Park. They’re Coming Back in a Monument.

In Central Park, about a mile from land that was once home to Seneca Village, a mostly black community forced out by the park’s creation in the 1850s, the city is planning a privately funded monument to a revered black family from that time. The new addition to New York’s landscape, honoring the Lyons family, […]

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