Researching Columbia’s Campus and Histories of Racism and Enslavement
The Libraries spearhead a pilot project to reimagine how campus spaces engage Columbia’s ongoing legacy of racism, including extensive research into slavery, segregation, and discrimination over the course of the University's history.
News from RBML’s Archivists and Collections Managers | March and April 2022
News from the Rare Book & Manuscript Library includes of the results of an audio and moving images initiative, a three-year project that concluded at the end of March and featured a number of newly-digitized oral history collections.
America On Fire: A Conversation on Police Violence & Black Rebellion Since the 1960s [VIDEO]
The Lehman Center for American History hosted author Dr. Elizabeth Hinton for a conversation on police violence and Black rebellion since the 1960s with Professor Jelani Cobb of the Columbia School of Journalism.
‘He Never Stopped Ripping Things Up’: Inside Trump’s Relentless Document Destruction Habits
The Washington Post consults Director of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library Courtney Chartier to discuss President Donald Trump's frequent destruction of articles, briefings, schedules, and other documents.