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Mapping the African American Past (MAAP)

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Mapping the American Past (MAAP) illustrates places and moments that have shaped the long history of African Americans in New York City.

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Abolitionist Place - description

Willoughby and Duffield Streets In September of 2007, Duffield Street in downtown Brooklyn got a new name.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
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Abolitionist Place - description

Abyssinian Baptist Church - description

132 West 138th Street Known for its charismatic leadership and community outreach, the Abyssinian Baptist Church was formed in 1808 by a group of African Americans and Ethiopians who refused to accept the segregated seating in the First Baptist Church of New York City.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
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Abyssinian Baptist Church - description

Abyssinian Baptist Church - Kenneth Jackson commentary

Kenneth Jackson, Jacques Barzun Professor in History and the Social Sciences, Columbia University, on the Abyssinian Baptist Church.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
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Abyssinian Baptist Church - Kenneth Jackson commentary

Abyssinian Baptist Church - Robert O'Meally commentary

Robert O'Meally, Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English, Columbia University, on the Abyssinian Baptist Church.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
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Abyssinian Baptist Church - Robert O'Meally commentary

African Burial Ground - description

290 Broadway The African Burial Ground is a federally designated historic landmark and archaeological site that was used as a cemetery by free and enslaved people of African descent during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
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African Burial Ground - description

African Burial Ground - Kenneth Jackson commentary

Kenneth Jackson, Jacques Barzun Professor in History and the Social Sciences, Columbia University, discusses the African Burial Ground.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
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African Burial Ground - Kenneth Jackson commentary

African Burial Ground - Rodney Leon commentary

Rodney Leon, African Burial Ground Memorial architect, discusses the site.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
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African Burial Ground - Rodney Leon commentary

African Burial Ground - Dowoti Desir commentary

Dowoti Desir, Executive Director of The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, discusses the African Burial Ground.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
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African Burial Ground - Dowoti Desir commentary

African Burial Ground - Kellie Jones commentary

Kellie Jones, Associate Professor, Columbia University, discusses the African Burial Ground.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
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African Burial Ground - Kellie Jones commentary

African Free School - description

135-137 Mulberry Street Soon after the Revolution, in 1785, a group of wealthy, powerful white men formed the New York Manumission Society. Although many were slave owners, their mission was to aid the enslaved, and to gradually end slavery in the state.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
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African Free School - description

Latest Episodes

Abolitionist Place - description

Willoughby and Duffield Streets In September of 2007, Duffield Street in downtown Brooklyn got a new name.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
Comments
Abolitionist Place - description

Abyssinian Baptist Church - description

132 West 138th Street Known for its charismatic leadership and community outreach, the Abyssinian Baptist Church was formed in 1808 by a group of African Americans and Ethiopians who refused to accept the segregated seating in the First Baptist Church of New York City.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
Comments
Abyssinian Baptist Church - description

Abyssinian Baptist Church - Kenneth Jackson commentary

Kenneth Jackson, Jacques Barzun Professor in History and the Social Sciences, Columbia University, on the Abyssinian Baptist Church.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
Comments
Abyssinian Baptist Church - Kenneth Jackson commentary

Abyssinian Baptist Church - Robert O'Meally commentary

Robert O'Meally, Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English, Columbia University, on the Abyssinian Baptist Church.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
Comments
Abyssinian Baptist Church - Robert O'Meally commentary

African Burial Ground - description

290 Broadway The African Burial Ground is a federally designated historic landmark and archaeological site that was used as a cemetery by free and enslaved people of African descent during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
Comments
African Burial Ground - description

African Burial Ground - Kenneth Jackson commentary

Kenneth Jackson, Jacques Barzun Professor in History and the Social Sciences, Columbia University, discusses the African Burial Ground.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
Comments
African Burial Ground - Kenneth Jackson commentary

African Burial Ground - Rodney Leon commentary

Rodney Leon, African Burial Ground Memorial architect, discusses the site.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
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African Burial Ground - Rodney Leon commentary

African Burial Ground - Dowoti Desir commentary

Dowoti Desir, Executive Director of The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, discusses the African Burial Ground.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
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African Burial Ground - Dowoti Desir commentary

African Burial Ground - Kellie Jones commentary

Kellie Jones, Associate Professor, Columbia University, discusses the African Burial Ground.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
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African Burial Ground - Kellie Jones commentary

African Free School - description

135-137 Mulberry Street Soon after the Revolution, in 1785, a group of wealthy, powerful white men formed the New York Manumission Society. Although many were slave owners, their mission was to aid the enslaved, and to gradually end slavery in the state.

-1 s2008 JAN 22
Comments
African Free School - description