African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Collections, events, and news from the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters.
  • Yale Camerata to celebrate African American history and culture

    April 27, 2023

  • Uncovering the link between 'Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing' and Yale's historic Beinecke Collection (Connecticut Public Radio/WNPR)

    March 23, 2023

  • History, found. Richard Henry Greene was the first Black graduate of Yale College. Now, we can see him.

    March 1, 2023

  • Suffragist, Activist, Journalist: The Incredible Life of Jersey City’s Own Ella Barksdale Brown (The Hoboken Girl)

    February 27, 2023

  • In "What Could Have Been," New Haven's Past Haunts Its Present (Arts Paper)

    February 23, 2023

  • Doc Reveals The New Haven HBCU That Could Have Been (New Haven Independent)

    February 23, 2023