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Briana Ellis-Gibbs



She Built NYC, delayed by COVID-19, now restarted

The art program started in 2018 by former Mayor Bill de Balsio's wife Chirlane McCray is still kicking off with a monument to Shirley Chisholm – details coming soon.

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Location of proposed Elizabeth Jennings Graham monument draws fire

Some argue the statue of the Black woman credited with ending segregated streetcars in New York City should be placed in Lower Manhattan because of its significance to her story.