Black History Month 2021 

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The lists below include print books, eBooks, podcasts, websites, and more.
These lists have been professionally curated by RHPL librarians for Black History Month 2021.

 

RHPL: Youth Recommended Reading: Listen & Learn (PDF)
RHPL: Youth Recommended Reading: Excellence (PDF)
RHPL Catalog Resources

Online Resources:

African American History Month
Black Freedom Struggle in the United States (Primary Sources for Students)
Charles R Wrights Museum
History Channel
Museum of the African Diaspora (a Smithsonian affiliate)
PBS Black Culture and little known facts
National Museum of African American History and Culture

Streaming Films on Kanopy (free to use with your RHPL card)

African American/Black History Black Rap     
In Black and White: Six Profiles of African American Authors 
Newspaper of Record: the Pittsburgh Courier, 1907-1965   
Race or Reason: the Bellport Dilemma

Digital Offerings on Hoopla

Black Fortunes: the Story of the First Six African Americans who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires
Black History Activators    
Black History in Its own Words