Schomburg Center For Research In Black Culture
Long before black history became an academic discipline, it was cultivated by the New York Public Library.
He emigrated to Harlem at age 17 and began to amass his rare book collection — 5,000 pieces bought the New York Public Library in 1925.
Among the exhibition highlights are her correspondence with James Baldwin and Malcolm X. Other items include a handwritten copy of her memoir “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”
“The Struggle For Justice: Nelson Mandela, A Tribute,” will be on display through Dec. 21 at two locations.
Affordable Housing, Fracking, Safe Streets And More: Manhattan Residents Talk Issues Join Town Meeting
1010 WINS’ Sonia Rincon, CBS 2’s Maurice DuBois, WCBS Radio 880’s Steve Scott and El Diario/La Prensa’s Marlene Peralta were on the panel of local news reporters to listen to voters from Manhattan.
The inauguration ceremony on Monday coincides with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and this year also marks 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation.