African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Collections, events, and news from the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters.
  • Preserving Your Personal Treasures

    April 24, 2020

  • Frederick Douglass Railed Against Economic Inequality (Jacobin)

    February 20, 2020

  • The Best New Novel Was Written 90 Years Ago (Vulture)

    February 6, 2020

  • A Book So Far Ahead of Its Time, It Took 87 Years to Find a Publisher (New York Times)

    February 5, 2020

  • Professor Crystal Feimster on the Long Civil Rights Movement (podcast)

    January 20, 2020

  • Celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    January 16, 2020