Mon. May 25th, 2020

Authors

LIVE from NYPL: Terry McMillan with Tayari Jones — Tuesday, May 26 | 8 PM (EDT) The New York Times best-selling author Terry McMillan discusses her career and her newest book, "It’s Not All Downhill from Here", with Tayari Jones, author of "An American Marriage". The Schomburg Center partners with LIVE from NYPL's digital event.... Read More
New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray, the Gracie Mansion Conservancy, NYPL President Dr. Anthony Marx, and other distinguished panelists for a discussion of Ann Petry’s masterful novel "The Street", the newest Gracie Book Club selection. Moderated by Schomburg Director Kevin Young, the conversation will explore the 1945 book that traces the life of a young black woman and her spirited struggle to raise her son amid the violence, poverty, and racial dissonance of Harlem in the late 1940s.... Read More
I would like to share some of the inspiring and educational videos I have, recently, had the opportunity to view: MALCOLM GLADWELL's discussion of the foundations for success in "Outliers" has helped me to understand the processes leading to achievement. SELWYN COLLINS HOST OF CWS INTERVIEW WITH TERRANCE MCKNIGHT, MUSICALOGIST* presents two modern voices that many of us don't often enough get a chance to hear.... Read More