African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Collections, events, and news from the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters.
  • Exhibit Shines Truth on the HBCU That Wasn’t

    February 21, 2024

  • Exhibit highlights slavery and resistance in Yale and New Haven (WSHU Public Radio)

    February 19, 2024

  • WWII Tuskegee Airman Enoch Woodhouse II ’52 returns to Yale

    February 1, 2024

  • Martin Luther King Jr. helped to change America, with poet Langston Hughes’ help (Sedona Red Rock News)

    January 13, 2024

  • Writing and Resistance: 2024 Black History Month Display

    January 8, 2024