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Book Displays @RMClib: Black History Month 2021

Digital book displays that follow themes that are being promoted by the library.

Black History Month 2020

Celebrating Black History Month 2021

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the achievements and history of African Americans. The library has put together this guide to showcase just a few of the many resources available both in the library and online.

Events and Studies in U.S. History

Biographies, Autobiographies, Memoirs

Cover Art Thurgood Marshall
Cover Art The Beautiful Ones
Cover Art 12 Million Black Voices
Cover Art Born a Crime
Cover Art Ali
Cover Art Fire!!
Cover Art The Sixth Man
Cover Art Billie Holiday
Cover Art Sorrow's Kitchen
Cover Art Josephine Baker
Cover Art Booker T. Washington
Cover Art Jane Crow
Cover Art Target Zero
Cover Art Autobiography of W. E. B. du Bois
Cover Art Sojourner Truth's America
Cover Art The Promise
Cover Art Michelle Obama

Fiction, Poetry and Folktales

Arts and Entertainment

Children's Books

Cover of the Book The Undefeated
Cover of the Book A Few Red Drops
Cover of the Book March, Book 1
Brown Girl Dreaming
Cover of the Book Out of Wonder

Spotify's Playlist for Black History Month, 2021

If you don't already have an account, you'll need to create one (free) and log in to play the full songs. 



Black History - Academic Video Online

Academic Video Online provides access to hundreds of films that document Black History. Be sure to sign in with your Randolph-Macon credentials to view films in their entirety.


Take part in helping to preserve and make African American resources more widely available by transcribing documents from the past. Broaden the depth of Wikipedia by editing and adding entries of African Americans in STEM.