The Black New Yorkers: The Schomburg Illustrated Chronology
The Black New Yorkers: The Schomburg Illustrated Chronology
The Black New Yorkers: The Schomburg Illustrated Chronology
The Black New Yorkers: The Schomburg Illustrated Chronology
The Black New Yorkers: The Schomburg Illustrated Chronology
John Wiley & Sons

The Black New Yorkers: The Schomburg Illustrated Chronology

  • Publish Date: 1999-10-26
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

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The Black New Yorkers The Schomburg Illustrated Chronology Experience 400 years of African American culture and achievement in Americas greatest city The Black New Yorkers will no doubt prove to be a document for the ages: a timely, highly informative record of the significant and multifaceted enrichment provided by our forebears and contemporaries to the evolution of one of the worlds greatest cities. Jessye Norman This fascinating book says to the world that New York has been made great by the achievements of many people, including the black New Yorkers who have struggled here, who succeeded here, and who continue to work to make this city great. H. Carl McCall The Black New Yorkers: The Schomburg Illustrated Chronology is a book for all New Yorkers and for all Americans. It chronicles our storythe lives and times of people who for nearly four centuries have been creating a presence and a voice for themselves in the city, the nation, and the world. Maya Angelou from her Foreword Featuring more than 200 striking photographs, rare documents, and vintage illustrations from the Schomburgs world-famous collection, and packed with thousands of fascinating details, The Black New Yorkers offers an unparalleled view of African American life. Afterword by David Dinkins


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