Talks at the Schomburg: When Sugar Hill Was Sweet:

9/22/2016 at 6:30 PM – Talks at the Schomburg: When Sugar Hill Was Sweet: A Woman’s Work is Never Done – This engaging discussion will pay tribute to the dynamic women of 409 and 555 Edgecombe, some of whom history has been relegated to the background, eclipsed by the famous men they married. These influential personages include Shirley Graham Du Bois, Dr. Mamie Phipps Clarke, Louise Thompson-Patterson, and Eslanda Goode Robeson. Rosemari Mealy, J.D., Ph.D. will be in conversation with Tina Campt, Ph.D. A pop-up exhibition will be featured.

Cost: FREE. Registration Required via For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED.

Please note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street
New York, NY 10037




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