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Schomburg Center: National Medal for Museum and Library Service 2015 Now Named National Historic Landmark​ 2017 by Lisa Pacino

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture-NYPL, Harlem, New York, now named a National Historic Landmark, received the National Medal for Museum and Library Service in 2015. The Schomburg Center is among ten recipients of the National Medal, the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries, in recognition of service to the community and for making a difference in the lives of individuals, families, and communities.


National Medal for Museum and Library Service Medal: Schomburg Center, NY, 2015.

“The Schomburg Center was honored to be the recipient of this year’s IMLS Award. Since 1925, the Schomburg Center has been home to many of the world’s greatest writers, historians, and artists, from James Baldwin to Maya Angelou to Harry Belafonte, and thousands in between. As we celebrate our 90th year and in recognition of the National Medal, we are strengthening our foundation so as to be an indispensable resource for the next generation of storytellers, history-makers, and world-changers.” —Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center, 2015.

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