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Arthur Alfonso Schomburg: Black Bibliophile & Collector (African American Life)

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Step into the remarkable journey of Arthur Alfonso Schomburg in "Arthur Alfonso Schomburg: Black Bibliophile & Collector (African American Life)," first published on February 1, 1989. This compelling biography unveils the life of a man who, born in Puerto Rico in 1874, moved to New York and became a pivotal figure in the Harlem Renaissance and a militant activist in Caribbean revolutionary movements. Driven by a profound commitment to unearthing the obscured histories of the African diaspora, Schomburg amassed an unparalleled collection of books, manuscripts, and art that today anchors the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. His tireless pursuit not only laid the groundwork for the study of black history and culture but also supported and influenced the era's leading black intellectuals and artists. Ideal for high school readers, this biography not only highlights Schomburg's contributions to racial justice and education equity but also inspires critical reflection on the impact one dedicated individual can have on the course of history. How might Schomburg's legacy influence your own understanding of cultural heritage and activism?
Published by Wayne State University Press on February 1, 1989
276 pages
ISBN: 9780814321577
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