New York to erect statue to first black congresswoman

Shirley Chisholm, whose portrait is pictured at her memorial service in 2005, became the first woman to run for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States (AFP Photo/Mark Wilson) New York (AFP) – Determined to erect monuments to a more diverse group of history makers than simply white men, New York announced…

New York Gives $3.5M Grant To Help Build Hip-Hop Museum In The Bronx

S9 Architecture New York recently awarded a $3.5 million capital grant to help build the world’s first museum dedicated to hip-hop music and culture. According to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the $80 million Universal Hip Hop Museum will open in 2023 in the South Bronx – which is considered the birthplace of hip hop. The museum is currently…