Library Blog - Black History Month

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Continuing to bring awareness to prominent stories, Black History Month provides the perfect time to reflect on the hardships the black community has had to endure.  JSTOR editor Kimberly Fain's story,  The Devastation of Black Wall Street, is riveting...

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...

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.