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Black History Month

Celebrating the achievements and history of African Americans and black communities, as well as supporting materials written by black authors.

Black History Month



                                                                                          Dr. Carter G. Woodson

Starting on February 7, 1926, Black History Month, then known as "Negro History Week," was Dr. Carter G. Woodson's dedication and devotion to celebrating and acknowledging the achievements of African Americans and black communities. Set in the month of the birthdays of 16th President Abraham Lincoln and abolitionist Frederick Douglass, Black History Month celebrates the achievements, contributions, and historical moments of African Americans and black communities.

For additional information on Black History Month and Dr. Carter G. Woodson, please visit the NAACP's resource page.


Helpful Librarians

For additional help on finding historical or literature references, please reach out to Reference Librarian Joseph Coates.

If there's a book that would be beneficial to add to the library's collection, please reach out to Reference Librarian Sammy Chapman.