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336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

February 2021

The African Burial Ground: Black Archaeology in Early NYC- Online Class

February 4, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

From our friends at Brooklyn Brainery, this online class is taught by anthropologist Patty Hamrick. Thousands of African-Americans lived in New York City during the 1600s and 1700s. After world-wide protests by activists, they finally received the recognition they deserved when graves discovered during a construction project, now known as the African Burial Ground, were declared an official national monument in 2006. African-Americans were already here when this city was New Amsterdam. Both free and enslaved, they helped to build…

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