The Lower East Side is generally known for its connections with immigrant communities, many of which have been widely researched, discussed, and celebrated. The histories of African and Black communities, along with their displacement, need more attention and this list of resources represents a beginning in bringing greater recognition to those stories.
Remembering the Second African Burial Ground by Imani Vieira
LES Black and Red – a FABnyc artist commission by Dennis Redmoon Darkeem
Five Points by Imani Vieira
Black Gotham by Carla Patterson
Steve Cannon – LES Community Hero
Robert “Bob” Humber – LES Community Hero
Rod Rodgers Dance Company – FAB member