schomburg center for research in black culture

Friday, June 1st, 2012

The African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean World

The online exhibition, The African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean World, put on by the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture provides an overview of the transit of East Africans into Diaspora communities within the Indian Ocean world, and their various settlements among Arabic, Indian, Persian and Asian communities. The

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Harlem is Nowhere

Excerpt from Sharifa Rhodes Pitts‘ memoir of the black metropolis, “Harlem is Nowhere,” which came out this week in the UK: The Langston Hughes Atrium is available as...