James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection

The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection (JWJ) documents and celebrates the cultural and artistic achievements and the intellectual and political activities of African Americans.
  • Yale Film Archive Adds Sound to Silents (New Haven Independent)

    April 5, 2024

  • The Rent Was Too High So They Threw a Party (New York Times)

    March 28, 2024

  • The Dinner Party That Started the Harlem Renaissance (New York Times)

    March 21, 2024

  • New Haven, Yale, and Slavery: The Real Story (New Haven Independent)

    March 13, 2024

  • The ‘ubiquity of Black presence’: Alum curates exhibition about Yale, New Haven, and slavery

    March 8, 2024

  • Exhibit Shines Truth on the HBCU That Wasn’t

    February 21, 2024

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

    February 1, 2024