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Black History Month

September is Underground Railroad Month

Sep 11, 2023 / Dawn Lubaszewski

September is International Underground Railroad Month September marks the observance of International Underground Railroad Month, a significant period commemorating the efforts of abolitionists Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. Having escaped from slavery in Maryland in the month of September, both Tubman and Douglass chose to experience their newfound freedom in upstate New York’s Finger Lakes region. More

Yesterday’s Culture is the Shell of Today’s Culture

Feb 14, 2023 / madden

Yesterday’s Culture is the Shell of Today's Culture By: Justin Harris Hundreds of years of oppression ironically facilitated and fueled a culture of freedom fighting in America. Out of this freedom Black Americans could find full expression and develop a culture that wasn’t related to African heritage or their bondage. More

Celebrate Black History Month

Feb 02, 2022 / Shelby Marzen

Celebrate Black History Month By: Dawn Lubaszewski Black History Month, celebrated every February in the United States, is the perfect time to learn about the achievements and history of African Americans.  You can celebrate Black History not only in February but all year long in Cayuga County. This area is rich in history, making it the perfect setting to honor the legacy of the African American community. More