Celebrating Black History Month 2012

By Tone Mendoza, Reference Librarian

Celebrating Black History Month at the University of Nebraska – Kearney 2012

Website: Presidential Proclamation — National African American History Month, 2012

Website: African American History Month  hosted by the Library of Congress website.

Website: The Twenty-Third National African American Read-In


We point to a sampling of related material available to our patrons and look forward to assisting you in your information interests anyway we can:

Book: The early Black history movement, Carter G. Woodson, and Lorenzo Johnston Greene / Pero Gaglo Dagbovie  [Carter G. Woodson founded the “Journal of African American History”  ]

Book: IndiVisible: African-Native American lives in the Americas / general editor, Gabrielle Tayac

Book: Black men and women of Nebraska / written by Donna Mays Polk ; photographed by John Spence

Book: Cultural codes [electronic resource] : makings of a Black music philosophy : an interpretive history from spirituals to hip hop / William C. Banfield

E-Book: Envisioning black colleges [electronic resource] : a history of the United Negro College Fund / Marybeth Gasman ; foreword by John R. Thelin

Book: The oral history reader / edited by Robert Perks and Alistair Thomson

Book: The State of Afro-American history: past, present, and future / edited by Darlene Clark Hine ; with an introduction by Thomas C. Holt

Book: New day in Babylon: the Black power movement and American culture, 1965-1975 / William L. Van Deburg

Book: New perspectives on Black studies, edited by John W. Blassingame

Government Documents: Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007 / prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration of the U.S. House of Representatives, by the Office of History and Preservation, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives

Government Documents: Black history: a guide to civilian records in the National Archives / compiled by Debra L. Newman

Film: Black history [electronic resource (video): lost, stolen, or strayed? / CBS Broadcasting Inc., available as a streaming video from our Films on Demand database.

Film/DVD: The Tuskegee airmen / Rubicon Productions ; produced and directed by W. Drew Perkin

Film: America’s Black soldiers / produced by Mort Zimmerman, directed by Don Horan; written by Norman Stahl. See short video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLyOunGjBU4