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Someone once told me, "Dig where you stand." 

As a New Yorker obsessed with Black history, I do that daily. I place my hands in the soil of five boroughs and beyond, reminding us of all that's been erased or ignored. I have no patience for historical exclusion.


This blog is where I'll keep the notes from my passion for unearthing the stories of Black enclaves--places where we thrived and are still doing so. This is also the place where I'll show you how Black history is a part of my daily life. 

I hope my work inspires you to do your research because I can't do it alone. 

"If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together."


When I'm not designing curriculum or writing TV segments, you can find me with a notebook in hand, history-hunt boots on, and a magnifying glass nearby.  

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