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The African American Experience



This following group of images, in chronological sequence, represents the many celebrated African Americans who have participated in events in New York City's parks.


Click a thumbnail to view an image. Once a larger image appears, click it to advance to the next photo.


Related Links

Sculptures Honoring the African–American Experience
African–American Namesake Parks


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