Anti-Racist and Black Liberation Archives in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library

The extrajudicial murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which followed the lynching of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, and coincided with a global pandemic that has taken disproportionate toll on African Americans, reveals that systemic racism is a life or death matter–for the millions of people who suffer its effects, and for a nation that purports […]

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Conference | Get the full program for “50 Years After the Revolution”

From Morningside Heights to Mexico City, Czechoslovakia to China, Paris to Tokyo, in 1968, a year-long crisis linked world communities in a unique and epochal series of dramatic confrontations. The repercussions are still being felt. Columbia University’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Lehman Center for American History, and the History Department are hosting, 50 […]

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