Black History Month

In Memoriam: bell hooks

Pivotal Black feminist theorist and writer, bell hooks, died at age 69 on December 15, 2021. Learn more about her and her world-changing work.

Ebooks by bell hooks

U.S. History Pictures

Presentation of colors to 5th U.S. Colored Troops, Camp Delaware, Ohio, 1803

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1894).Presentation of colors to 5th U.S. Colored Troops, Camp Delaware, Ohio, 1803. Retrieved from

Mildred and Richard Loving

Loving v. Virginia was a Supreme Court Case that overturned the ban on interracial marriages in the United States in the 1960s. Retrieved from

Tuskegee Airmen

Tuskegee Airmen, 1945. Photo by Toni Frissell. Prints and Photographs Division. Reproduction No.: LC-F9-02-4503-330-5 (8-6) Retrieved from

Dr. & Mrs. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. & Mrs. Martin Luther King Jr., head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front] / World Telegram & Sun photo by Herman Hiller. Retrieved from

Rosa Parks Papers: Events

Rosa Parks Papers: Events, 1951-2005; Featuring or honoring Parks; 1956-1959. Retrieved from

Ava Marie DuVernay

 American film director, producer, screenwriter, film marketer, and film distributor. Retrieved from

First African American female director to be nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Selma (2014)

First African American female director to have her film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture for Selma (2014)

She was also nominated for an Academic Award for Best Documentary Feature for her film 13th (2016)



Vice President Kamala D. Harris

eBook Collections

Early Black History

Black Military History

Black History in the United States

Black History Beyond the United States

African American Political History