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Old 02-05-2021, 08:10 PM
 
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More about the Rapp Road community: https://www.wamc.org/post/more-rapp-...lopment-nearby

Also, a late artist that was a long time Buffalo resident: https://www.burchfieldpenney.org/art...liam-y-cooper/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Y._Cooper

This consumer activist was born in Buffalo over 100 years ago: https://www.thehistorymakers.org/bio...lorence-m-rice

A photographer from Ithaca: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nydia_Blas
https://aap.cornell.edu/news-events/...-who-spun-gold

This photographer lives in the Syracuse area: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrie_Mae_Weems
Carrie Mae Weems

This photographer is from Rochester: https://www.gf.org/fellows/all-fellows/deana-lawson/
https://www.moma.org/audio/playlist/258/3314
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deana_Lawson
She grew up on the city's East Side and like many in that part of Upstate, has migrant farmer ties from FL: https://garage.vice.com/en_us/articl...jafa-interview

This late fashion designer graduated from Washingtonville HS in Orange County: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mychael_Knight

This artist that recently passed away was born in Albany: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pheoris_West
https://www.dispatch.com/story/news/...er/4251714001/
His senior picture from Albany High: https://www.classmates.com/siteui/ye...48549?page=143
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Old 02-07-2021, 11:56 AM
 
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Here is some interesting historical information from the Hudson Valley: https://omeka.hrvh.org/exhibits/show...r/introduction

https://www.hrmm.org/black-history-conference.html

https://cdm16694.contentdm.oclc.org/...r/title/page/2 (Much of this is in the New Paltz area)

Kingston: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.pou...amp/1734085001

https://kingstonlandtrust.org/initia...-burial-ground
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Old 02-08-2021, 07:35 AM
 
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Here is some information about an artist that was born in Buffalo in 1818: https://archive.org/details/afroamer...e/258/mode/2up
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willia...ortrait_artist) (the portrait to the right is of Jermain Wesley Loguen, who lived in Syracuse and was an operator on the Underground Railroad in the city's East Side)

This artist is an associate professor at Syracuse University: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharif_Bey
https://www.sharifbeyceramics.com/

Information about another artist whose family migrated to Buffalo from AL in 1917: https://www.burchfieldpenney.org/art...rt-h-crawford/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_H._Crawford

Also, The “Womanist” Exhibit in Troy Explores Black Femininity: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/ca...ack-femininity

(Albany)Local Poet Reflects on Her Path to Success: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/ca...ath-to-success

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Old 02-08-2021, 01:41 PM
 
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(Syracuse), TECH & CULTURE SPEAKER SERIES, FEATURING LEKIA HILL: https://www.centerstateceo.com/news-...CXPzTbzGSZ5SRQ
https://powerfulvoicesapp.com/

(New Paltz), Artist Creates Sojourner Truth Statue for SUNY Campus: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/hu...r-truth-statue
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sojourner_Truth

The Underground Railroad Through Chautauqua County on Display at the Fenton History Center in Jamestown: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/bu...-in-jamestown-
http://www.math.buffalo.edu/~sww/0hi...jamestown.html
Where her house once stood: https://www.google.com/maps/@42.0998...7i13312!8i6656

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Old 02-09-2021, 07:37 AM
 
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(Buffalo), African American Cultural Center Finds Ways to Offer Programs, Activities During Pandemic: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/bu...uring-pandemic
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Old 02-09-2021, 02:00 PM
 
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A professional reference in the Albany area: https://www.bizjournals.com/albany/bio/41911/Glenn+Epps

(Syracuse), Bobbierre Heard Making Her Own History: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/ce...er-own-history

(Rochester), Garth Fagan Dance, RIT collaboration: NY PopsUp event will be ‘a feather in both our caps’: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/...ps/#/questions
https://www.garthfagandance.org/
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Old 02-09-2021, 03:44 PM
 
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Here are some Tuskegee Airman from Upstate NY...

An Elmira native and lived in Saratoga Springs when he passed away: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarence_Dart
https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/ar.../clarence-dart

Born in Schenectady and was a graduate of Cornell University: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_A._Johnson
https://kchistory.org/islandora/obje...tream/OBJ/view
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/...hibald-johnson

Attended Syracuse University and was of the the school's first black athletic stars(if not the first): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilmeth_Sidat-Singh
Wilmeth Sidat-Singh

Tuskegee Airman who grew up in Kendall visits hometown(in Orleans County): https://orleanshub.com/tuskegee-airm...th-lions-club/
https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/ar...lace-c-higgins
https://www.eveningtribune.com/news/...ero-dies-at-92
His senior year picture from Kendall HS in 1944(was not only black student in senior class and is a town that has a migrant farm history): https://www.classmates.com/siteui/ye...742895?page=11

A long time resident of the Rome/Westmoreland area: https://nylegion.net/news-events/tus...n-herb-thorpe/
https://romesentinel.com/stories/tus...ld-medal,26180

Was from Rochester and was a graduate of Monroe HS in the city: https://www.honorstates.org/index.php?id=323456
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/...d-h-pennington
https://www.democratandchronicle.com...oday/93637848/
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Old 02-10-2021, 12:34 PM
 
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(Albany),Cap Region Entrepreneur Highlight: Kaciem Swain: https://www.upstatecreative.org/cap-...-kaciem-swain/
https://www.bizjournals.com/albany/n...ck-wealth.html
https://avillageworks.org/south-end-night-market

Graduate Student Erica Graham Wins the Top Prize in ‘3 Minute Thesis’ Competition Against Students from Across North America: https://sunypoly.edu/news/graduate-s...-students.html
More about this young lady, who I believe is a graduate of Dover HS in Dutchess County: https://www.aimphotonics.com/erica-graham-article

Sports references, Liverpool boys cruise past Baldwinsville in season opener: https://www.localsyr.com/sports/loca...season-opener/

Baldwinsville girls storm back to defeat Liverpool: https://www.localsyr.com/sports/loca...eat-liverpool/

St. Joe’s downs Nichols 82-48 in season opener: https://www.wivb.com/sports/st-joes-...season-opener/

A Division 1 basketball reference from Maybrook in Orange County(area primarily in the Valley Central SD, but attended prep school in MA): https://kcroos.com/sports/mens-baske...-williams/3635
Maybrook information: https://censusreporter.org/profiles/...2-maybrook-ny/
Maybrook, NY Historical Race Data - USA.com™
Maybrook, NY Historical Median Household Income by Races Data - USA.com™ (2019 5 year census info has a black median household income of $56,500 and a 6.9% black poverty rate)
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Ma...!4d-74.2176461

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Old 02-11-2021, 08:11 AM
 
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A professional reference in the Albany area(Saratoga Springs): https://www.bizjournals.com/albany/p...Robert_Cornute

UB's Dyaisha Fair added to Wade Trophy watch list(graduated from Rochester's Edison Tech): https://www.wkbw.com/sports/college/...phy-watch-list

(Buffalo), "That Brown Bag" helps to amplify black owned businesses: https://www.wkbw.com/news/local-news...ned-businesses

(Rochester): https://13wham.com/features/black-hi...us-on-business

Sports references from the Rochester area, High school hoops opens with wins for Penfield & Fairport girls, McQuaid & Northstar boys: https://13wham.com/sports/hs-sports-...northstar-boys
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Old 02-11-2021, 02:02 PM
 
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Black History Month in Upstate NY: Historical sites, monuments and more: https://www.newyorkupstate.com/thing...-and-more.html

(Madison County, east of Syracuse/west of Utica), Peterboro’s Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum offers free daily videos during Black History Month: https://www.newyorkupstate.com/centr...ory-month.html

Activist and Realtor Taking On Housing Inequality in Albany: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/ca...quality-action

(Troy), Lansingburgh School leaders not allowing high-risk winter sports to resume: https://cbs6albany.com/news/coronavi...orts-to-resume
SD info: https://data.nysed.gov/profile.php?instid=800000039593
https://data.nysed.gov/gradrate.php?...d=800000039593
https://data.nysed.gov/enrollment.ph...d=800000039593
https://www.lansingburgh.org/

Rochester Biz Conversations: Seanelle Hawkins, Urban League of Rochester: https://rbj.net/2021/02/11/rochester...-of-rochester/

Rochester Community Groups Stand Against Violence Saturday: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/ro...lence-saturday

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