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Black History Month: Books

Black History or African American History Resources in the library and beyond.

Sampling of Books in the Library

Some Important People

Other Topics in Black History



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Affirmative action programs—United States—History
African American abolitionists
African American civil rights workers
African American soldiers—History
African American Women--History
Amistad (Schooner)
Antislavery movements—United States—History

Black lives matter movement
Black power—United States—History
Civil Rights—African Americans--History
Civil Rights—African Americans—History—19th century
Civil Rights—African Americans—History—20th century
Civil rights demonstrations
Civil Rights movements—History—20th century
Congress of Racial Equality

Discrimination in housing -- United States -- History -- 20th century (also known as "redlining")
Emancipation—Slaves—United States
Freedom Rides, 1961
Fugitive Slaves—United States
Harlem Renaissance
Montgomery Bus Boycott
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Race relations--United States--History
Racism--United States--History
Reconstruction—U.S. history
Selma to Montgomery Rights March
Slave insurrections—United States
Slave narratives

Slavery—United States—History
Slaves—Emancipation—United States
Tuskegee Airmen
Underground Railroad
United States Army—African American Troops

Brown v Board of Education
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Dred Scott Decision
Plessy v Ferguson
Voting Rights Act of 1965

Based on Duquesne University, Gumberg Library's African American History Guide

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