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.
  • Poem: I look at the world (New York Times)

    November 30, 2023

  • Office Hours with… Nana Adusei-Poku

    November 13, 2023

  • Pondering the power of art in protest

    September 26, 2023

  • Fall exhibit at the Beinecke Library explores art and protest (Yale Daily News)

    September 14, 2023

  • Beinecke event highlights failed effort to make New Haven the site of America’s first HBCU (Yale Daily News)

    September 12, 2023

  • Rare collection of recordings by Anthony Braxton enters library’s digital collections

    September 7, 2023

  • Beinecke Readings Examine Freedom From All Angles (New Haven Independentt)

    July 6, 2023