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Black History Month 2017: Resources

Web Resources

Movement Soul

In 1963-4 two Atlanta residents collected live recordings at freedom movement events in the deep south, mass meetings, sermons, rallies, interviews. Their collection, now at the Library of Congress, is called "Movement Soul." This interview is with one of the recordists, David Baker.

Featured Library Online Resource


 Oxford Encyclopedia of Black Women in America

Black Women in America 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Black Women in America

"Women such as Venus and Serena Williams, Condoleezza Rice, Carol Moseley Braun, Ruth Simmons, and Ann Fudge have become household names for their remarkable contributions to sports, politics, academia, and business. In nearly 600 entries, Black Women in America celebrates the remarkable achievements of black women throughout history, highlights their ongoing contributions in America today, and represents the new research the first edition helped to generate. " 

La Bonne Vivant

From La Bonne, purveyor of African American Cultural Artifacts, comes a celebration of African American -Black History Month with a Gallery of African American antique photos...

The Tuskegee Airmen

"Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. (TAI) is a non-profit organization with 53 chapters nationwide dedicated to...
...Honoring the accomplishments and perpetuating the history of African-Americans who participated in air crew, ground crew and operations support training in the Army Air Corps during WWII..."