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  • Steinem, Cannon among readers at poetry benefit 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 1:29 am

    NEW YORK - Gloria Steinem, Nick Cannon and Holly Hunter were among the readers. Allen Ginsberg, Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou were among the poets they read.

  • Jacob Lawrence's Migration series on view at MoMA 
    Updated: Apr-10-15 11:45 am

    NEW YORK - One hundred years ago, African-Americans began a mass exodus from the rural South, heading north in search of economic opportunity and social equality. The Museum of Modern Art is paying tribute to that movement in a rare exhibition of a series chronicling the phenomenon from artist Jacob Lawrence, himself the son of migrants.

  • Jacob Lawrence's Great Migration series on view at MoMA story has photos
    Updated: Apr-10-15 1:14 am

    NEW YORK - One hundred years ago, African-Americans began a mass exodus from the rural South, heading north in search of economic opportunity and social equality. The Museum of Modern Art is paying tribute to that movement in a rare exhibition of a series chronicling the phenomenon from artist Jacob Lawrence, himself the son of migrants.