Celebrating Black History Month

We have curated a collection of items in honor of Black History Month, envisioned by Carter G. Woodson, the “father of Black history,” as an opportunity “to focus and broaden the nation’s consciousness.

Black History Month: The New York Times — Black History Month Is About Seeing America Clearly

Esau McCaulley's Guest Essay for the New York Times explores the evolution of his understanding of…

Black History Month: The New York Times — The 1619 Project

To be an American is to recognize fundamental truths about our history, particularly our errors,…

Black History Month: Uncovering America — Civil Rights

The Library of Congress and National Gallery of Art offer some excellent resources for Black…

Celebrating Black History Month: NPR — Here’s the Story Behind Black History Month and Why It’s Celebrated in February

Join us in honoring Black History Month. As Sara Clarke Kaplan of American University's Antiracist…