Tag: William Alexander Brown

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Mountaintop

On April 3rd, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered what would become both his last and one of his most powerful speeches, “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop.” In it, he called for unity and non-violent protests while challenging the United …

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The African Grove Theater

Greenwich Village in the early 19th century had a varied mix of racial communities living within its boundaries.  As slavery was not formally abolished within New York until 1827, there existed both slave and free black communities, inhabiting an area …

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