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Talks at the Schomburg: The New Negro Renaissance Beyond Harlem


Join historians Davarian Baldwin and Minkah Makalani, editors of Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance Beyond Harlem, as they discuss their new book.

Davarian L. Baldwin is the Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of American Studies at Trinity College. He is the author of Chicago’s New Negroes: Modernity, the Great Migration, and Black Urban Life.

Minkah Makalani is assistant professor of African and African diaspora studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of In the Cause of Freedom: Radical Black Internationalism from Harlem to London, 1917–1939.


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