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Black Resistance

The Blake Annex 1 Steuben Place, Albany, New York

The Albany County Legislative Black Caucus presents a Black History Month Panel on Black Resistance scheduled for February 1 from 5:30-6:30pm at The Black Annex located at 1 Steuben Place,…

The Underground Railroad and Albany’s South End

Howe Library 105 Schuyler St, Albany, NY

Join with Paul and Mary LIz Stewart to learn about the Underground Railroad and its relationship with Albany's South End. Bring your questions, comments, thoughts about this historic civil rights…

Collections Committee Planning Meeting

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany, NY

Do you like digging in the dirt? Researching? Drafting grant applications? Record keeping? Planning programs, exhibits, displays? Contributing to the development of the Collections Management System as we work to…

UREC Reads – The Dawning of the Apocalypse

Online via Zoom

Summary: In retelling the bloodthirsty story of the invasion of the Americas, Horne recounts how the fierce resistance by Africans and their Indigenous allies weakened Spain and enabled London to…

“The Interview” – a screening and discussion


For Black History Month Kingston 2023, The Library at the A.J. Williams- Myers African Roots Center, ENJAN (End the New Jim Crow Action Network) Kingston, and the YWCA Ulster County…

Stephen Myers and the Underground Railroad


Join Mary Liz and Paul Stewart as they discuss Harriet and Stephen Myers, Black abolitionists whose residence was a headquarters for Underground Railroad activity in the Capital Region in the…

Anti-Slavery in Columbia County and the Region


Columbia County was an important and vibrant community in the first half of the 19th century. Temperance, reform movements and Underground Railroad activity were part of the antebellum period. Numerous…

UREC Board Meeting – February 21

Hartgen Archaeological Associates 1744 Washington avenue Extension, Rensselaer, NY

Monthly URHPCR Board Meetings are open to the public. Pay us a visit. Listen in on the discussions that inform implementation of the mission-based vision of UREC. Board meetings are…