Monday, February 12, 2018

Black History Month Library Guide

W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963)
The month of February is Black History Month or National African American History Month. It is an annual celebration honoring the achievements of black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history.

The Rio Salado Library is proud to honor Black History Month by highlighting targeted library and web resources that can help you learn more about the lives, contributions and legacies of African Americans.

Explore the Black History Month Topic Guide now.

Pictured here is sociologist, historian, civil rights activist and author W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963), who was also one of the co-founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909.

Celebrate Black History Month with the Maricopa Community Colleges ! Enjoy educational, cultural and entertainment events this February. For the latest listings, visit: events.maricopa.edu/event/black-history-month-2018

News courtesy of the Rio Salado Library. 
Photo courtesy of en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._E._B._Du_Bois