Press

The Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford-Stuyvesant, April 22, 2016
Closer to Our Dream Performance Gala is a Success.


BRIC TV, April 18, 2016

For two years now, City Council Member Laurie Cumbo has been on the job representing Brooklyn’s 35th District, and she is prepping for what’s become an annual tradition, her state of the district address, officially known as “Vision for the 35th.” At the 3:35 mark is when 227 Abolitionist Place and Mama Joy are mentioned.


BRIC TV, April 14, 2016

Joy Chatel received an eviction notice on her downtown Brooklyn family home, leading her to track down a rumor that her house was a hotbed of abolitionist activity in the fight to end slavery leading up to the Civil War.


The Indypendent, March 25, 2016
Supporters of Underground Railroad Museum Look to Get Project Back on Track


The Brooklyn Reader, Jan. 14, 2015
Owners of a Former Underground Railroad in Brooklyn Fight to Turn Site into Heritage Museum.


The Brooklyn Paper, December 8, 2007
Joy on Duffield: Deal Saves ‘Underground Railroad’ Home


The Brooklyn Rail, September 4, 2007
The Case Of The Duffield Street Homes


Our Time Press, September 10, 2005
Underground Railroad: A Few More Clues in Brooklyn


Mapping the African-American Past (MAAP)
Abolitionist Place