Buffalo has a rich African American culture that has been built over many years and with a lot of hard work, as illustrated in Lillian Serece Williams' book, "Strangers in the Land of Paradise: Creation of an African American Community in Buffalo." This tour explores the cultural institutions of Buffalo, from religious pillars to a stop on the Underground Railroad, from jazz musicians to a soul food institution. Come explore the African American culture and heritage of Buffalo.
I'm a student at the State University of New York, Buffalo. I'm a pharmacy student, but in my limited spare time, I'm on the court shooting hoops.
Our first stop today is the Nash House, home of the late Rev. J. Edward Nash.
The Michigan Street Baptist Church has played a critical role in African American history since it was built in 1845.
Buffalo has made large contributions to the rise of jazz music. The Colored Musicians Club is now a jazz history museum but it was original…
The Freedom Wall features beautifully illustrated faces of prominent members of the African American community.
Buffalo is widely known throughout the US for its food - Frank's Hot Sauce, chicken wings, Dinosaur BBQ, Weber's Mustard.