Sora Iriye

Sora Iriye Sora Iriye is a career circus artist. She and her husband, Josh, co-own CirqOvation, an entertainment company with a Cirque-Vaudeville flair. While waiting for the entertainment industry to return, she has immersed herself in writing about the intersection…

Central New York is rich in contributions of African Americans – contributions that goes back many years.

Upstate New York was an active community in the abolitionist movement and the Underground Railroad. Recognizable names like Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass and Gerrit Smith are woven through our heritage. There were also other figures who fought to end slavery,…