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 Civil Rights and Social Justice of Harlem Virtual Tour
Tour Type: Private & Virtual
Duration: 1 Hour
Examine the ways African-Americans have fought for social justice through the experience of Harlem in New York City!
We look at Harlem in New York City and the Abolitionist movement against American slavery. Topics include the Civil Rights Movement, Harlem Renaissance, the “New Negro” movement, and contemporary social justice struggles like affordable housing, equal justice under the law, police brutality, and mass incarceration.
Sites viewed include the Harriet Tubman Memorial, Blumstein Department Store, Schomburg Center in Research and Black Culture, Hotel Theresa, Adam Clayton Powell Junior State Office Building Plaza, Strivers’ Row, historic churches, and the Apollo Theater.
- 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.