The Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force is a group of concerned citizens who have united to help the Elmendorf Reformed Church to restore and memorialize its historically and culturally significant colonial African burial ground at 1st Avenue, between 126th and 127th Streets in East Harlem, New York City.

NEWS

2017

AFRICAN BURIAL GROUND SITE IN HARLEM WILL GET AFFORDABLE APARTMENTS, MEMORIAL -

CURBED NY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017  

REZONING A BLOCK IN HARLEM, RESPECTING AN AFRICAN BURIAL GROUND -

THE NEW YORK TIMES, SEPTEMBER 26, 2017  

IN EAST HARLEM, ANOTHER MILESTONE FOR THE AFRICAN BURIAL GROUND PROJECT -

CITY LIMITS, JULY 27, 2017  

AFRICAN BURIAL GROUND PROJECT WILL HAVE SOME UNITS FOR EXTREMELY LOW INCOME FAMILIES -

CITY LIMITS, MARCH 9, 2017  

2016

HONORING OUR HISTORY, BUILDING OUR FUTURE -

AMSTERDAM NEWS, JANUARY 28, 2016  

EVIDENCE OF BURIAL GROUND IS DISCOVERED IN EAST HARLEM -

THE NEW YORK TIMES, JANUARY 21, 2016  

2011

HARLEM FIGHTING TO PROTECT AFRICAN BURIAL GROUND -

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, MARCH 3, 2011  

NY STATE SENATE RESOLUTION HONORS THE HARLEM AFRICAN BURIAL GROUND -

THE NEW YORK STATE SENATE, FEBRUARY 28, 2011  

HARLEM'S BURIED TREASURE -

NEW YORK POST, FEBRUARY 13, 2011  

M.T.A.'S 'GRAVE' TASK AT HISTORIC HARLEM SITE -

NEW YORK POST, JANUARY 30, 2011  

2010

AN ABIDING PRESENCE OF FAITH -

THE HUFFINGTON POST, MAY 24, 2010  

ANOTHER AFRICAN BURIAL GROUND -

CITY LIMITS, MARCH 25, 2010  

HARLEM BUS DEPOT BUILT ATOP AFRICAN BURIAL GROUND -

GOTHAMIST, MARCH 15, 2010  

2009

UNDER THE BUS DEPOT, AN OLD CEMETERY? -

THE NEW YORK TIMES, JANUARY 20, 2009  

TRACES (PERHAPS) OF NIEUW HAARLEM -

THE NEW YORK TIMES, JANUARY 19, 2009