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NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission
Meet the Commissioners

Christopher Moore

Christopher Moore, who serves as the Commission's historian and represents Brooklyn, was first appointed to the panel in 1995. He is an author, historian, and research coordinator for the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. He has served as curator or co-curator of several Schomburg Center exhibitions including Commemorating the African Burial Ground: A National Monument, Malcolm X: A Search for Truth, The Buffalo Soldiers, Ralph Bunche Centennial, and Lest We Forget: The Triumph Over Slavery, which was published as Jubilee: The Emergence of African American Culture by National Geographic.

A specialist in African American history, he wrote Fighting For America: Black Soldiers, The Unsung Heroes of World War II, and co-authored Slavery In New York, The Black New Yorkers: 400 Years of African American History, Standing In the Need of Prayer: African American Prayer Traditions, and Santa and Pete: A Novel of Christmas Past and Present. He also wrote and co-produced the History Channel's award-winning television special The African Burial Ground: An American Discovery. Commissioner Moore is a former journalist and news editor for ABC Radio, National Black Network News, and broke the story of the unearthing of the African Burial Ground in lower Manhattan in 1991. In 2007 the cemetery was made a National Monument by order of President George W. Bush. Commissioner Moore is a co-founder of The Lenape Center and New Amsterdam History Center, two non-profits that promote the preservation of the history and culture of New York City's earliest communities. He lives in Brooklyn.

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