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At the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

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Learning for Liberation

The Schomburg Education Department provides high-quality learning experiences related to the Schomburg Center’s archival collections for students, educators, and people of all ages, by building on the long black community tradition of education for liberation. In our programs and activities, learners of all ages can gain new perspectives on black history, culture, and politics and can acquire skills of inquiry, critical thinking, creative expression, and social action. The Schomburg Education Department also works with all types of educators to share and develop best practices for teaching and learning.

About the Schomburg Center

Founded in 1925 and named a National Historic Landmark in 2017, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is one of the world’s leading cultural institutions devoted to the research, preservation, and exhibition of materials focused on African American, African Diaspora, and African experiences, featuring diverse programming and collections spanning over 10 million items that illuminate the richness of global black history, arts, and culture.

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