Tag: Alex Haley

An Intersectional Black History Month Roundup

Black History is Village history, and while many are celebrating Black Futures Month, as a historic preservation organization, we’re glad to amplify a history that often goes unnoticed in the Village. These histories live in the context of the other …

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Alex Haley and the Village

The renowned writer Alex Haley was born on August 11 in 1921. In the 1960’s, the Haley rented a writing studio in the back of the Greenwich Village building at 92 Grove Street. It was here that Haley conducted over …

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Happy Birthday, Alex Haley!

Pulitzer-prize winning American author Alex Haley was born this day, on August 11, 1921. GVSHP’s Civil Rights & Social Justice Map highlights over a hundred sites in our neighborhood associated with civil rights and social justice, including more than twenty …

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Black History Month: Alex Haley

February is Black History Month.  We here at GVSHP are celebrating by highlighting different sites and locations of significance to African-American history in the Village.  A great source is our recently-released Civil Rights & Social Justice Map, which has more than twenty …

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