New York City is the birthplace of the modern gay rights movement and this tour celebrates the accomplishments, historical landmarks, and heroes that have impacted the entire world.
Private or Group | Black Joy: The African American Heritage of New York Bus Tour
Tour Type: Private & In-person
Duration: 5 Hours
Discover the triumphant history of African Americans who played pivotal roles in the history of New York, including artists, businesspeople, writers, and political activists.
Your tour begins in Lower Manhattan, where we discussed the pivotal role that African-Americans played in the establishment of New York City. Then we head up to Harlem where you will learn about social and political leaders, Harlem Renaissance artists, and visionary political and social leaders. Stops visited include Wall Street, the African Burial Ground, Hotel Theresa, African Square, the Apollo Theater, Strivers Row, Abyssinian Baptist Church, and Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.