African American Studies at Beinecke Library
Madam C. J. Walker (1867-1919) was a leading African-American businesswoman in the 1910s, and a pioneer in the beauty industry.
August 2, 2012
History and Ordinary Womanhood by Teresa Barnes
July 12, 2012
Congratulations to 2009 James Weldon Johnson Memorial Fellow Natasha Trethewey, the next Poet Laureate of the United States. New Laureate Looks Deep Into Memory
June 7, 2012
Zoe Mercer-Golden, Yale Class of 2013 Making a Cosmiconcept: The Negotiation of Authority in Jean-Michel Basquiat's Visual Art and Writing written for Professor Robert Stepto's course "American Artists and the African-American Book"
May 29, 2012
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