Developing Reclaiming Black Spaces

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In 2017, the Tenement Museum committed to telling broader stories of people who have shaped our city and country. This tour brings Black and African American history into our museum’s stories, and in our work to expand whose stories we tell, we will incorporate research from this project into many of our tours and programs. Our work on this tour also informs the Museum’s new, ongoing commitment to take action against racism and anti-Blackness. We offer our support to the Black Lives Matter movement against police brutality and white supremacy; we believe the path forward must be forged by learning from our country’s past.

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