Library Blog

Monday, February 18, 2019

As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, it is important to read not only the great accomplishments but also the horrific hardships the black community had to endure. JSTOR editor Damon Mitchell writes about The People's Grocery Lynching, that took place...

Monday, February 18, 2019

Another night of fun happened in the library this month. The Irene hosted a night of trivia with questions relevant to all things February. Emceed by librarian's assistant, Jenn Wilson, Jenn's questions focused on Black History Month, Lunar New Year, President's Day,...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Black History Month continues and the focus is now on Septima Poinsette Clark, and an article written by Erin Blakemore. Clark is known as the "queen mother of the Civil Rights Movement." Septima grew up in Charleston, S.C....

Monday, February 11, 2019

Continuing to honor Black History Month, we focus today on a story by Matthew Wills. He writes about Shirley Chisholm and the significance of her run for President in 1972.

Chisholm was a politician, educator and author.