African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Collections, events, and news from the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters.
  • “What, To The American Slave, Is Your Fourth Of July?” (New Haven Independent)

    July 3, 2020

  • Celebrating Juneteenth with the Solomon Sir Jones films

    June 19, 2020

  • Black Lives Matter

    June 10, 2020

    From University Librarian Susan Gibbons, June 9, 2020 From Beinecke Library Director Edwin C. Schroeder, June 10, 2020: Last week’s Beinecke Library e-...
  • Cornelius Eady: Creativity in Isolation

    May 15, 2020

  • Emily Bernard: Creativity in Isolation

    May 5, 2020

    We asked scholar, critic, and prize-winning essayist Emily Bernard what she has been thinking about, working on, and reading in this time of isolation and...
  • Preserving Your Personal Treasures

    April 24, 2020