From the inception of African-American Slavery in the American Colonies to the Black Lives Matter Movement in the American Present, many historic events have been represented falsely, or, more often than not, misconstrued. This series of talks will be a chronological fresh look at some of the milestones in American Black History, revisiting things as they […]
Join the Heritage Center’s Baldwin scholar, James Ponzo, PhD, for a discussion of the 1965 debate between Baldwin and Buckley on the topic of race in the United States. “Is the American Dream at the expense of the American Negro?” This is part of a two-part series with the first being earlier this year.
The history of the Underground Railroad in Niagara Falls has long been overlooked as one of the most prominent crossings for freedom seekers in Western New York during the early 19th century. In trying to tell that history, many tangible sites that freedom seekers used, and the accompanying stories of crossing, have been obscured due […]