Black History Month YouTube Playlist
Enjoy these videos we've selected about notable people
in Black History from YouTube. VIDEO
Library Online Resources Biography, Art, & Literature
Read about the lives of Civil Rights Movement leaders such as
Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, and more. Also, read about other notable African Americans in fields such as Science, Sports, and Literature.
Locate and read poems, essays, short stories, speeches, and plays by or about African Americans. For example, select "Person - By or About" and enter the name of an individual with the last name first, such as "King, Martin Luther".
This resource, featuring websites hand-picked by library staff, contains categories focused on African Americans in
Art & Literature, History/Biography, Science & Invention, and more.
Find novels that feature African American characters. You may also find similar authors to some of your favorites, including
Terry McMillan and Alice Walker, by selecting the Author Read-alikes link on the homepage.
Find downloadable media relating to African Americans and black history. Once you have reached the homepage of Overdrive, type "African American" in the search box located near the top of the page.
Begin your genealogy search! This database is available remotely with your library card.
Listen to songs from America’s past, including songs of the Civil Rights Movement. You can also find more songs by selecting the
African American genre section.
Search for your favorite African American composer or classical performer. This database even offers some free promotional music downloads!
Listen to music by browsing African American cultural groups or categories of music, including blues, jazz, world, and more. Featured in this collection are the
Smithsonian Folkway Recordings.
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Use these resources to help you research your roots. These materials are available in a variety of formats, including books, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Get with the rhythm and feel the beat! This collection features books, CDs, and music scores.
Feel the power of the written word. Enjoy the works of Langston Hughes, Phillis Wheatley, and many others.
Use these books to learn more about black history. This collection includes titles on the arts, culture, education, politics, and society.
Learn about the struggle for racial equality in America. Read about the roots of the Civil Rights Movement.
These DVDs contain a treasure trove of visual learning. Watch informational videos about Martin Luther King, Jr., the Tuskegee Airmen, the Underground Railroad, and a number of other topics.
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This website features information on a variety of famous African Americans. The diverse assortment includes educators, scientists, writers, and artists.
This website has a collection of information and resources on Black History Month. The content includes a timeline, biographies, and quizzes.
Find a plethora of resources about Black History Month on this website like a timeline of events, speeches, video clips, facts, and other related information.
View virtual exhibits, explore digital archives, and learn about freedom seekers from the Underground Railroad era to the present on this website. Also includes a portal for genealogy and family research.
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Mobile Black History People
Use this free application and obtain information on famous black people.
Google Play | Website Black History Inventors
Discover famous black scientists using this free application. Listen as black history inventors come alive in these excellent narratives.
Google Play | Website
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