In celebration of African American History Month explore our resources on African American history and culture.
African American Books for Early Readers
Books starring African Americans for Early Readers.
African American Celebrations
Explore the rich cultural traditions that are an integral part of the African American experience.
African American Poets and Poetry
Poetry lovers of all ages will find something to enjoy in these collections of African American poetry.
African American Quilts
Discover the beauty of these treasures of American folk art.
African Americans From Philadelphia
Notable African Americans from the City of Brotherly Love.
African Americans in the Cinema
Lights, Camera, Action! Dig into the world of Black filmmakers, actors and actresses.
African Americans Win the West
Pioneering African Americans of the Old West.
Barack Obama: The Making of an American President
Learn more about the life and achievement of President Obama.
Biographies For Kids
Read biographies of famous and historical African Americans.
Black Speculative Fiction
Transport yourself to new worlds with these science fiction and fantasy novels by African American writers.
Coretta Scott King awards
Recognizing outstanding books for young people by African American writers and illustrators.
Drumming: An African American Cultural Tradition
For Children - Picture Books
Wonderfully creative picture books for children.
For Children: African American Fiction
Recommended books for children of all ages by African American authors.
For Teens: African American Historical Fiction
Historical fiction for teens focusing on the African American experience.
African American scientists and inventors.
An important cultural movement in American history.
Recent African American Nonfiction for Adults
Notable and recently published nonfiction on all aspects of African American life and culture
The nation's first African American fighter pilots.
Underground Railroad and African American Slave Resistance
Famed rebellions in African American history.