Tuesday, November 23, 2010

The Maya Angelou Collection

The Black Candle: A Kwanzaa CelebrationThe Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture's Director, Howard Dodson, and New York Public Library President Paul LeClerc announced on October 29, 2010 the acquisition of the personal and professional papers of Dr. Maya Angelou, who is regarded globally as one of the greatest voices of contemporary literature.

We congratulate them on acquiring this important collection.

For more events at the Schomburg, and to watch a video of Maya Angelou, see Black History International.

To watch a trailer of The Black Candle, a video about Kwanzaa narrated by Maya Angelou, see African American Holiday Shopping.

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