Through March 31, LinkNYC kiosks will display images of notable women featured in Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics. Look out for us around the city to get to know some of the extraordinary women that changed New York City and the world.
We look back at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s controversial sermon opposing the Vietnam War at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights. Several photographs from the Museum’s collection provide a glimpse into King’s antiwar stance and New York’s role as a key site of activism around the war.
One of the five challenges explored in the Future City Lab’s “Living Together” section addresses New York City’s diversity, reflected in its demographics, culture, cuisine, and entrepreneurial spirit. See how the repeal of DACA will impact NYC.
New York City has been at the forefront of HIV/AIDS activism, from the early 80s to present day. The fight for healthcare for the most vulnerable is as relevant today as it was in the early days of the crisis.
In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month, the Museum of the City of New York is exhibiting a portrait of Dr. Aubré de Lambert Maynard - best remembered for his role in helping to save Dr. King life’s after an assassination attempt in New York in 1958.