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Now Open: Black Literature Matters: The Exhibition!

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Our brand-new exhibition Black Literature Matters is now open in the Peluso Family Exhibition Gallery on the second floor of the Library! The exhibition is open to the public, free of charge, during the Library's open hours. Masking and social distancing policies apply.

Guest-curated by Columbia University's Prof. Farah Jasmine Griffin, Black Literature Matters showcases the Library's remarkable holdings of books by Black writers dating from the late eighteenth century to the present day. More details here.

Black Literature Matters will be open through May 1, 2022. Watch our website for upcoming events and related resources!

This exhibition is generously supported by The Florence Gould Foundation.

Photos by Chris Henry and Carolyn Waters

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