Black History Month events, exhibits more on LI
Celebrate the achievements of African Americans throughout history by taking part in these events on Long Island all month long.
Leading the way: African Americans talk about making a difference
Black History Month is more relevant than ever. After a year when race dominated the national conversation in a way not seen since the 1960s, there's soul searching and a quest for knowledge and understanding.
Street renamed for longtime pastor and community activist 'Mother Hiller'
The Rev. Agnes Hiller, dubbed the hamlet's Mother Teresa because she raised dozens of children from difficult backgrounds, ministered at Mt. Cavalry Holy Church until 1994 and died at 102 in 2006.
Tuskegee Airmen included LIers who paid a price abroad and at home
The "Red Tails" of World War II included a handful of pilots from Long Island who fought, were captured, or died for their country, though they all faced hardships on their home soil, too.
Where to find the best LI food with African, Caribbean roots
Find great mac-and-cheese, coffee, barbecued ribs and more.
Home steeped in Black history gets preservation award
The Mary E. Bell House, located on Railroad Avenue, was among a list of historic sites across New York State to receive an award from the state office of parks, recreation and historic preservation.
About 7% of ski resort customers are Black; 'exclusive sport' now working toward inclusion
Marketing to areas with large Black populations could make a difference.
Black History Month: Seven great shows to watch
Documentaries on the Black church and Marian Anderson, a history of hip-hop and a movie about Billie Holiday are among the month's top offerings.
Isles' first Black player had to endure racial incidents
The winger, who played nine games for the Islanders, now runs a hockey school in Maine and said he is happy with the life that hockey gave him.
Setauket 'counter-map': Preserving Black, Native American heritage
The map that has been pieced together highlights the African American and Native American enclave and the places associated with the peoples' long-obscured history.