The following guest post was written by Barbara Bair, curator of literature, culture and the arts in the Library’s Manuscript Division for the Library of Congress.
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine will celebrate the life and works of memoirist Harriet Jacobs (1813 – 1897) and novelist Ralph Ellison (1914 –1994).
Riverside Drive is a scenic north-south thoroughfare from Harlem to Houston.
The Studio Museum in Harlem and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture are pleased to announce a major collaboration celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of one Continue Reading →
Richard Bruce Nugent, July 2, 1906 – May 27, 1987, aka Richard Bruce and Bruce Nugent, was the first black gay and out writer and painter during the Harlem Renaissance.
The past year has been dramatically different from those that came before, but the traditions and signature events that have made the Cathedral of St. John the Divine a beloved Continue Reading →