Sandy Ground, SI: Celebrating 198 Years of Black New York History


Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR) Roadshow visited the Central Family Life Center on Staten Island to learn about the lives, images and stories from the oldest continuously inhabited Black community in New York.

Special thanks to our hosts, the Sandy Ground Historical Society and its able founder/director Sylvia D’Alessandro.

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Hosted by artist Thomas Allen Harris, Family Pictures USA is a TV series that explores underrepresented cities through the lens of the family photo album.

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