Join us for a conversation on James Baldwin and the influence of The Fire Next Time with literary guests and photographer Steve Schapiro, moderated by Kevin Young, Director of the Schomburg. Continue Reading →
The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery has announced Aisha K. Finch’s Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844 (University of North Carolina Press) as the winner of its first annual Harriet Tubman Prize. Continue Reading →
Countee Cullen May 30, 1903 – January 9, 1946, born as Coleman Rutherford, was an African American poet, author and scholar who was a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance. (He pronounced his name “Coun-tay”, not “Coun-tee”.)
Jonah’s Gourd Vine is a great collectible, by Harlem resident Zora Neale Hurston’s first novel, originally published in 1934, tells the story of John Buddy Pearson, “a living exultation” of a young man who loves too many women for his own good. Continue Reading →
Join Jacqueline Woodson with the Langston Hughes Medal in the culminating event of the Langston Hughes Festival. Continue Reading →
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