Black History Month

Children participating in a race at a sports festival

Join us in celebrating Black History Month in the parks and at our virtual events! Learn about the Black experience in New York City and across our nation, and discover parks that honor the empowering life and legacy of Black history makers and culture shapers. 

Statue of Frederick Douglass

Black History in NYC Parks
Learn about parks, sculptures, and other green spaces in New York City that highlight and honor the Black experience in the United States.

Black History Month Events

Saturday, January 23, 2021


My Soul Sings of Freedom: An Interactive Musical and Spoken Word Workshop with Gwendolyn Black

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of celebrating the Black experience through interactive music, dialogue, and instrument playing.

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