Actor James Earl Jones reads passages from Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself," at 92Y in 1973. He is pictured here backstage before the reading.
In 1988, he was here again and read an excerpt of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail." Listen here.
92Y needs your help
Many of you have asked how you can help 92Y as we face tremendous financial losses due to Covid-19. From now through June 30, your gift will be matched dollar for dollar up to $250,000 by an anonymous donor—going twice as far in supporting 92Y. You can help sustain our beloved institution and support the creation of new, online programming that will bring comfort and inspiration to our community. Thank you for anything you can do to help.