Scholarly Projects

  • Harlem Hospital is home to several murals created by African American artists under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project.

  • Study Black activism through the lens of New York, in New York—a center of African American social and political movements throughout much of American history.

  • A traveling exhibition of Bearden’s iconic works based on Homer’s The Odyssey was on view at Columbia’s Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery.

  • Religions of Harlem is the first web-based effort to publicly document the religious life of the Harlem neighborhood of New York.

  • Lessons plans developed at Teachers College help teachers engage students through stories about creating community, resisting slavery, and building New York.

  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X MSE presents this autobiography with hyperlinks to critical annotations, audio, video, text, and images.

  • Jazz Studies Online aims to broaden thinking about jazz using a wide range of digital resources to represent the diversity and innovation in jazz.

  • Grounded in the best scholarship of the black intellectual tradition, IRAAS bridges scholarship, teaching, and public life.

  • Harlem History presents a wealth of archival treasures and scholarship about the history of one of the world's most famous and influential neighborhoods.

  • This interactive timeline chronicles Columbia Law School's many connections to the Civil Rights Movement.

  • This project explores Columbia's connections with slavery and antislavery movements from its founding in 1754 through the end of the Civil War.

  • The oldest and largest organized oral history program in the world, this collection contains nearly 8,000 taped memoirs and 1,000,000 pages of transcript.

  • This center advances research, education, and public engagement at the nexus of religion, race, and sexuality.

  • This center promotes research that thinks through the demands of racial justice in the United States in the aftermath of Jim Crow.

  • At the Center for Jazz Studies, jazz becomes a music without borders that provides new models for innovative teaching and scholarly inquiry in the arts, humanities, and sciences.

  • CCBH promotes the study of black history, culture, and politics with emphasis on the role of black intellectuals in modern society.

  • Students, faculty, and graduates have contributed individually and collectively to efforts to advance public health and scientific research.

  • This unique multimedia resource provides K-12 teachers with lesson plans, photos, and audio recordings to enhance teaching African American history.

  • This collection contains manuscripts, photographs, artwork, and ephemera related to African-American history from the 19th through mid-20th centuries.

  • This research group engages academics, students, activists, and practitioners on the intersections connecting race, crime, and criminal justice systems.

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