Library Of Congress: Ralph Ellison’s “Juneteenth”

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. Continue Reading →

Juneteenth, The 155th Year Of American History From Harlem To Harare (Video)

Juneteenth (a portmanteau of June and nineteenth; also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day) is a holiday celebrating the liberation of slaves in the United States. Continue Reading →

Countee Cullen Library Introduces New Book Club “Black Men Read” In Harlem

Join Countee Cullen Library as we introduce our new book club – Black Men Read – a series highlighting Black, Male Authors and engaging in conversation with Black Men about books and the communities in which we live. Continue Reading →


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