Explore Black History

View some selected resources from the Library that reflect on black history.

Feature Films:

For Documentaries

visit this recent playlist from Films On Demand.

Online Exhibit:

Peruse our Black History Month online exhibit highlighting black individuals.

Popular Recent Publications:

  • Alam, Rumaan. Leave the world behind : a novel. 2020
  • Bennett, Brit. The vanishing half. 2020
  • Danticat, Edwidge. Everything inside : stories. 2020
  • Felber, Garrett. Those who know don't say : the Nation of Islam, the black freedom movement, and the carceral state. 2020
  • Horne, Gerald. White supremacy confronted : U.S. imperialism and anti-communism vs. the liberation of Southern Africa, from Rhodes to Mandela. 2019
  • Jemisin, N.K. The city we became. 2020
  • Lemmie, Asha. Fifty words for rain : a novel. 2020
  • Reid, Kiley. Such a fun age : a novel. 2019
  • Taylor, Brandon. Real life. 2020

For further suggestions and information:

Please look at the Your Black Is Beautiful: Centering Black Experiences Guide which was created by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.