Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Black History Month

Feburary is Black History Month!

Celebrate and check out one of these items from our collection:

Michelle Obama : the first lady in photographs
by Deborah Willis and Emily Bernard

Obama : the historic journey
introduction by Bill Keller ; biographical text by Jill Abramson ; editors, Vincent Alabiso

Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007
prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration of the U.S. House of Representatives, by the Office of History and Preservation, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives

Black profiles in courage : a legacy of African American achievement
by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Alan Steinberg

Tell all the children our story : memories and mementos of being young and Black in America
by Tonya Bolden.

The African-American century : how Black Americans have shaped our country
by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Cornel West.