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African American History

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Celebrating African American Culture

Celebrating Black Culture

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“Seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.”

-From Black History Month, quoting former president Gerald Ford


“We are a beautiful people. Even the way we face and overcome challenges is beautiful. Our beauty deserves to be elevated and celebrated.”

― From Black Lives, Lines, and Lyrics by author D.B. May


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In This Section

Use the tabs to the left to navigate the following pages of resources:
  • Black History Month

  • African American Life - including the following sub-topics --- COMING SOON!

    • Poetry & Literature

    • Higher Education

    • Music & the Arts

    • Sports & Entertainment

    • Religion & Spirituality

    • Politics & the Justice System

    • Military Service

    • Women, LGBTQ+

Source Citations:

Ford, G. (2022, January). Black History Month. Retrieved February 21, 2022, from

Mays, D. B. (n.d.). D.B.Mays Quotes. GoodReads. Retrieved February 21, 2022, from