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Black History Month

This is the Black History Month Subject Guide, in honor of February being Black History Month, the HSU Library wants to highlight a number of resources available to create a better understanding of the contributions, achievements, and history of Black Americans. 

Online Resources

The Man Behind Black History Month - Carter G. Woodson

Association for the Study of African American Life and History - Origins of Black History Month

Frederick Douglass: Online Resources - Primary Source Digital Materials

The Harlem Renaissance - Poetry, Music, Art, Newspaper Clippings

Black Freedom Struggle in the United States: Challenges and Triumphs in the Pursuit of Equality       Primary source documents by subject including: Slavery and Abolitionist Movement, Civil War and Reconstruction, Civil Rights and Black Power Movements, Contemporary Era

The King Center - History of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement

Books on Black History

Between fetters and freedom: African American Baptists since emancipation      BX6443 .B48 2015

The new abolition: W.E.B. Du Bois and the black social gospel      BT82.7 .D677 2015

The Black Arts Movement: literary nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s      PS153 .N5 S56 2005

Black radical: the life and times of William Monroe Trotter      E185.97 .T75 A3 2020

The color of compromise: the truth about the American church's complicity in racism      E185.615 .T595 2019

Black baseball, 1858-1900: a comprehensive record of the teams, players, managers, owners, and umpires      GV863 .A1 B7848 2019  Reference

In pursuit of knowledge: Black women and educational activism in antebellum America      LC2741 .B38 2019

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