According to a recent statement from the NYPL, The Schomburg is safe. This is indeed great news to hear, and a reassuring thing for the entire Harlem community.
While I agree that childhood obesity is a major issue in the African-American community, I am not quite certain that we should turn a blind eye to other factors.
Tomorrow of course is July 4th, otherwise known as BBQ Day.
The collection of materials at the Schomburg Center for Research and Black Culture may be partitioned and sent to various branches of the New York Public Library.
Covering the time frame of the 1940’s to roughly the late 1950’s, Up From The Bottoms begins talking about the forces driving The Great Migration.