Retelling the History of Seneca Village Through a Reimagined Afro-futurist Period Room at The Met

Earlier this month, The Met opened a first-of-its-kind period room inspired by domestic spaces of community members, predominantly African Americans who once lived in Seneca Village. Titled after Virginia Hamilton‘s legendary retellings of the Flying African tale Before Yesterday We Could Fly, the ongoing presentation embraces the African and African diasporic belief in the past, […]