Event: November 16, 2023 | The newly created New York State Commission on African American History will highlight contributions by Africans and African Americans to the United States and to New York State.
From the NYSCAAH /
"Partnering with community-based organizations, the New York State Commission on African American History will bring New Yorkers together through events, cultural programming, scholarly research, and other activities that promote a greater understanding of the history and achievements of African Americans throughout the State.
The Commission is comprised of fifteen individuals. Nine individuals are appointed by the Governor; two members are appointed by the Temporary President of the New York State Senate; two members appointed by the Speaker of the New York State Assembly; one member appointed by the New York State Senate Minority Leader; and one member appointed by the New York State Assembly Minority Leader." | LEARN MORE.