Black History Month Resources
February is Black History Month. There are many online resources available to help you research and explore this important aspect of American history.
Explore history through videos, timelines, interactive maps and more.
Read biographies, watch videos and view photo galleries featuring prominent Black Americans.
Read encyclopedia articles about Black History topics and biographies of important individuals. Look here for information on notable African-American scientists, inventors, educators, civil rights leaders, athletes, entertainers and more.
Read biographies of prominent African-American inventors.
Find Black History links chosen especially for kids.
Resources in the Library
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Use electronic resources available to Grande Prairie patrons
Oxford African American Studies Center - Comprehensive collection of reference works focused on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.
- America's Newspapers - Read the special report on Black History Month which includes newspaper articles relevant to the topic.