African-American History State grant brings African-American veterans memorial closer to construction By Michael Mroziak • Feb 7, 2018 courtesy African-American Veterans Monument WNY Construction of a new monument paying tribute to African-American veterans is expected to begin this spring, boosted by the recent awarding of a $600,000 state grant. Listen Listening... / 1:39 WBFO's Michael Mroziak reports. Juneteenth highlights African-American history, culture By Mary Catalfamo • Jun 16, 2017 Mike Desmond/WBFO An annual celebration of African-American culture and history will be held this weekend at Martin Luther King Park. New tourism guide highlights region's black history By Ryan Beiter • Feb 5, 2016 On this first week of Black History Month, the bureau that promotes tourism locally is looking to stress the importance of Buffalo’s African American heritage. Charter School of Inquiry gets facilities grant By Eileen Buckley • Feb 18, 2015 Charter School of Inquiry logo A charter school that will open this coming August on Buffalo's east side has won an important grant. The Charter School of Inquiry is receiving a $200-thousand dollar facility grant from SUNY's Charter School Institute.