Black History Month At Brookens

This year’s Black History Month theme is Civil Rights in America  to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. To help celebrate, we will be highlighting library and online resources every day throughout the month of February. We’ll be posting and tweeting these resources, so be sure to follow our Facebook Page and Twitter account. For more information about this year’s theme, here is the Executive Summary from the Association for the Study of African American Life and History

We have also put together several book lists to highlight the variety of resources we have available within our collection. We have categorized them by sub-themes for your convenience.

Civil Rights in America
African-American Migrations
Blacks in Popular Culture

Martin Luther King Jr.
Nikki Giovanni
Alice Walker
Rosa Parks
Hip-Hop
Slavery in the United States
African-American Visual Artists

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