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  • NYPL's Ernestine Rose: Opening the Door to Diversity

    By Nicole Nelson, Library Manager, Countee Cullen | March 15, 2021
    Countee Cullen Library
    Rose began her Library career at the Bloomingdale Branch in 1905 and went on to make important first steps in integrating the Library and m…
  • Curiosity & Creativity After School: BridgeUP 2018 Passion Projects

    BridgeUP scholars—passionate, curious, and creative participants in an innovative after-school program—know how to take advantage of the Li…

  • The Americas' First Muslims

    This week, 1.5 billion Muslims will celebrate Eid-al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice, or Tabaski as it is known in West Africa. Very few among…

  • Asia's Africans

    May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. What better time to discover or learn more about Afro-Asians? As our groundbreaking exhibitio…

  • Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers

    Generals, commanders, admirals, prime ministers, and rulers, East Africans greatly distinguished themselves in India. They wrote a story un…