February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of the achievements by Black Americans. Check out these online resources to learn about the important achievements and literary traditions of Black Americans through fascinating stories, photos and virtual journeys. We welcome you to check out the Library’s archive where we in celebrate the Black Community in South Brunswick ‘s History.
- 400 Years of African American History, National Park Service
- African American History, National Archives
- African American Heritage, National Park Service
- Amistad Research Center at Tulane University
- Association for the Study of African American Life and History
- Behind the Veil Oral History Project, Duke University Libraries
- Black History Collection, Fold 3 by Ancestry
- Black History Month Resource Guide, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
- Black History Month Resource Collection, Facing History and Ourselves
- Frederick Douglass Newspapers, 1847 to 1874, Library of Congress
- The History Makers: The Nation’s Largest African American Video Oral History Collection
- National Museum of African American History and Culture, Open Access Initiative
- National Museum of African American History and Culture, Virtual Exhibitions
- National Underground Railroad, Freedom Center Online Learning Resources
- Origins of Black History Month, Association for the Study of African American Life and History
- Stories to Celebrate Black History Month, StoryCorps
Experiences and Lessons For Use with Kids
- “20 Pertinent Classroom Resources for Black History Month,” PBS NewsHour Extra, February 16, 2019
- “Black History Month 2021: A Virtual Journey Celebrating African American History,” Microsoft
- Coretta Scott King Book Awards, ALA
- Teacher’s Guide: African American History and Culture in the United States, National Endowment for the Humanities Edsitement!
SBPL staff has put together these booklists featuring black authors, voices, and issues.