Choose a topic below to see books, articles & websites to do research and help you learn about black history.
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Black History Booklists:
What is a Booklist? A booklist is a list of resources about a topic, The booklists here include books, websites, videos and more.
- Authors & Illustrators
- Civil Rights Movement
- Cowboys, Pioneers & the West
- Images & Artifacts
- Musicians & Singers
- Painters & Artists
- Read Thru History: Black History Timeline to 1954
- Read Thru History: Black History Timeline 1954 -1968
- Read Thru History: Black History Timeline Since 1968
- Read Right Now! Black History
- Scientists & Inventors
To learn even more about fascinating and inspiring black history makers, visit the Center for Black Literature & Culture at Central Library. The Center is dedicated to celebrating the vibrant and resilient heritage and triumphs of those born of African roots.
“To get young people engaged, one of the things they need is to see themselves in books. It is important for all of us to see ourselves in books, because that encourages us to read in a different way and encourages us to write more.” ~ Dr. Jerrie Cobb Scott Founder of the African American Read-in #weneeddiversebooksPrint This Post