African-American History

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.

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An annual celebration of African-American culture and history will be held this weekend at Martin Luther King Park.

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 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.