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Freedom's Stand by artist, educator, curator, and community facilitator Faheem Majeed, is one of the latest installations on NYC's High Line, the 1.45-mile-long elevated linear park, greenway and rail trail and only park in NYC with a dedicated multimedia contemporary art program. High Line Art commissions and produces world-class art projects on and around the High Line, sparking the dialogue that is an essential element of city life.

Freedom’s Stand, which will be on display from September 22, 2022-August 2023, is an homage to the role of Black newspapers in the U.S. and is named after Freedom’s Journal, the first Black-owned-and-operated newspaper in New York City, founded in 1827, which offered a counter-narrative to newspapers that attacked African Americans and encouraged slavery. Read more

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