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Black History Month

Children participating in a race at a sports festival

This February, take some time to come out to Parks to learn about the trials and triumphs of the black experience in the United States.

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.

a protest in Union Square

Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Power to the People
through February 28, 2019
New York City's parks have long been a place of protest and public demonstration. In this upcoming exhibition, artists interpret these democratic spaces.

a protest in Union Square

Poe Park Visitor Center Black History Month Exhibit
through February 23, 2019
Visit Poe Park in the Bronx to check out this exhibit honoring black history. Meet the artists at the opening reception on Saturday, February 2.

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