Black History Month (also known as African-American History Month) is an annual celebration of achievements by African-Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of black people in American history.
It began in 1926 as "Negro History Week," and became a national celebratory month in 1976.
Books Highlighting Black Experience - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Explore over 20 hand-picked book lists for all ages and interests, featuring fiction and non-fiction titles by contemporary Black authors. Topics range from WWI to Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter, from picture books to graphic novels, sci-fi, mystery and more.