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African American Heritage: Overview

Explore African American Heritage, with booklists, online databases, web sites and other resources assembled by Library District staff.

Books for adults

Books for Teens

Books for Kids

Picture Books


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Black History eBooks

The African American Almanac, 2011Contemporary Black Biography - 1992 to CurrentHuman and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, 2007

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African American Special Collection

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Black History Sites

Online sites with great information about African American Heritage Month:

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SNCC leader John Lewis arrested at the Edmund Pettus Bridge

SNCC leader John Lewis arrested at the Edmund Pettus Bridge - Photograph courtesy of Rep. John Lewis

Online sites with pictures, maps, and other great information!