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On the left are silhouettes of three Black individuals in red, green, and yellow. Next to them in all capitals it says "Living Black History" The background is black.

Celebrate Living Black History with the New Haven Free Public Library this February!

This February the New Haven Free Public Library is honoring the historical achievements of Black Americans and recognizing their central role in our nation’s history, as well as celebrating the ongoing history that is being created every day. Join us for book discussions, film screenings, community gatherings, and much more. We hope to see you … Continued

Doing Harm: Discussing Gender Bias in Medicine with Maya Dusenbery

Written by Rory Martorana It’s no secret that medical research has historically focused on cisgender Caucasian males. What happens to everyone else when medical symptoms present differently in their gender or race? Maya Dusenbery explores this in her book, Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and … Continued

NHFPL to Appear on C-SPAN

The February 4th edition of our virtual author talk program, Books Sandwiched In, will air on C-SPAN 2. Tune in and watch this coming Sunday, 2/21, at 2 AM EST. The event features historian and professor Gerald Horne. He chatted with Adult Services team member Isaac Shub and Mitchell Branch Manager Marian Huggins about his … Continued