From the Statue of Liberty to Ground Zero, discover the exciting stories behind the landmarks of Lower Manhattan on an immersive virtual tour with our local expert guide and 360° video views.
Black Joy Virtual Tour
Tour Type: Public & Virtual
Duration: 1 Hour
African Americans have played a pivotal role in the success of NYC!
Learn the stories of abolitionists, suffragists, civil rights activists, literary giants, jazz legends, religious leaders, and educators who worked to improve the lives of their fellow citizens.
We include the following topics: African-Americans heroes during the Revolutionary War and Civil War, stops on the Underground Railroad, neighborhood tours of historically black neighborhoods in the five boroughs (including Bedford-Stuyvesant and Harlem), Black self-empowerment organizations during the 19th-century, Harlem Renaissance, Jazz, & the birth of Hip-Hop, the arrival of Caribbean-Americans & their impact on NYC, The Great Migration, Civil Rights Movement, Weeksville, Sandy Ground and Seneca Village Communities in NYC.
- The tour is offered virtually. Your group can stay in the comfort of their own home while an expert guide takes them through an interactive online experience.
- It is a 360-degree tour led by a knowledgeable and engaging tour guide.
- Questions can be asked throughout the tour.