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New York City, the Big Apple, has a backstory deeper than Hip-Hop at the Apollo and broader than New Year’s Eve Celebration. It’s the heartbeat of the world’s economy with a robust arts scene.

American History includes 1619 New York

Cultural Sites
The Schomberg is both a cultural treasure and intellectual candy

Restaurants & Nightclubs
The choices are plentiful and trendy.

The heart of Harlem is still the Apollo Theater

Black Theatre & Dance
Where Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte met in Black Theater.

Broadway Theatre
Where Denzel makes a second living

Blacks On Broadway
August Wilson opened doors for Black Playwrights

Heritage Sites
The African Burial Grounds

Places of Worship
Abyssinian Baptist Church has few peers in its spiritual leadership

Lotions, potions, a manicure, and a pedicure are just the start

General Attractions
Rockefeller Center is outstanding from the ground to the top

The Met Museum is far more than a great fashion show.

Family Attractions
When in doubt, there’s always Central Park

Hip-Hop moguls visiting Apollo Theater, New York City

Hip-Hop moguls visiting the Apollo in New York City; credit Apollo Theater

Civil Rights Movement in NYC
Adam Clayton Powell, political difference-maker in Congress

Soul Music
Every time you hear great music in NYC, remember the great Luther Vandross

Marcus Garvey in NYC
Parto Malcolm X’s background traces to Marcus Garvey

Malcolm X in NYC
You been had. You been took. You been bamboozled, led astray.

Trivia & Famous Residents
Notable Black folks from the Harlem Renaissance to Present Day



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