Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month in America, is an annual observance in February in Canada and the US for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora.
If you are looking for books and/or promotion ideas, check out these links for inspiration:
The CBC’s 10 Books to read for Black History Month.
The Guardian’s Black History Month reading list.
NPR’s reading list of black letter collections.
The Village Voice offers 10 Lesser-Known Books About Race.
So tell us, how are you celebrating Black History Month at your library?
-Heidi Schiller, North Vancouver City Library.
Image of Author Zora Neale Hurston via.