Bev Smith and William Hosea welcome Dr. Khalil Muhammad, director of the acclaimed Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Beginning with the collections of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg more than 85 years ago, the The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture located in Harlem, New York has collected, preserved, and provided access to materials documenting black life—in America and worldwide. It has also promoted the study and interpretation of the history and culture of peoples of African descent.
A research unit of The New York Public Library system, It is recognized as one of the leading institutions focusing exclusively on African-American, African Diaspora, and African experiences.
In 2010, Dr. Khalil Muhammad, a former faculty member in the Department of History at Indiana University Bloomington and a former contributor to Bring It On!, was appointed director of the acclaimed Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Dr. Muhammad joins Bev and William to discuss several of the program offerings as well as a few of the relevant social issues that the Schomburg Center is addressing.
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