Experiences of peoples of african descent throughout

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experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world." Schomburg Center Resources Go to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture website to explore their rich resources on African–American history and black culture. You will also be able to view the digital collection or online exhibitions by accessing links on their site . Video : You can also watch a video that features some of the items found in the library. Watch Video The Harlem Renaissance - Treasures of The New York Public Library Duration: (3:39) Transcript The Mosaic "Rivers" Another interesting tidbit about the Schomburg Center is that the cremated remains of Langston Hughes are interred under a tile mosaic inlaid on the floor of a large atrium area of the library. The mosaic is titled "Rivers," and it is an interpretation of one of the poems we will read in this lesson, "The Negro Speaks of Rivers." Here is an excerpt from the Cambridge Encyclopedia about the mosaic: "The design on the floor covering the cremated remains of Langston Hughes in the atrium of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem is an African cosmogram titled Rivers . The title is taken from the poem The Negro Speaks of Rivers by Hughes. Within the center of the cosmogram and precisely above the ashes of Hughes are the words My soul has grown deep like the rivers . Far beneath the African cosmogram coveringthe remains of Hughes is located the tributary of the Harlem River."
Read Poems by Langston Hughes Two Poems In this lesson you will read and analyze two poems by Langston Hughes. You will be able to hear the

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