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Meet the Newest Brownstoner of Bedford Stuyvesant Aspiring to Inspire

Potential young home buyers are often faced with a stark reality; the market is not a hospitable one, and in some cases, it can...

Redlining and Its Impact on New York City

Redlining was a discriminatory housing practice popularized in the 1930s in response to housing shortages across the United States. While officially banned in 1968,...

The Brownstoners of Bedford-Stuyvesant’s 44th Annual House Tour

Come On Home To Bed-Stuy The streets that make up Bed-Stuy, a celebrated neighborhood in North Brooklyn, are lined with historic brownstones and brick-front housing...

Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn Neighborhood Guide

Bed-Stuy Basics Welcome to Bed-Stuy, the Brooklyn neighborhood full of food, fun, and beautiful brownstone row houses. In the past, when people thought of Bed-Stuy,...

Influential Black Architects in American History

From the time the first American cities began climbing up story by story, Black architects have had a hand in shaping our country’s skyline....

Modern Day Black Civil Rights Leaders

In this divisive time in our nation’s history, we are in more need of strong civil rights leaders than ever before. In recognition of...

Black Civil Rights Leaders of the Past and Present

Throughout the history of the United States, there have always been voices that advocate for abolition, civil rights, liberation, and reparations. These brave men...

12 Black Owned Businesses in NYC to Support This February, the Rest of the Year, and Forever.

It’s Black History Month, and that means it’s time to celebrate all the achievements that the black community has made, and will continue to...

Seven Books to Get You Started for Black History Month

With February being Black History Month in the United States, we use the time to commemorate the achievements and history of African Americans. It...

A Look At Four Prominent NYC Neighborhoods Rich in Black History

New York City's history can be traced back centuries, providing a safe haven and fresh start to citizens and immigrants from around the world....

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