Posts Tagged: Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month 2021 by Exploring Black Newspapers

This is the third in a series of posts highlighting digital collections that celebrate Black history. As filmmaker Stanley Nelson noted, “from the publication of the first African-American newspaper in 1827, the pioneering men and women of the black press have given voice to stories and events that otherwise would have gone undocumented” (The Black…

Celebrate Black History Month with E-books

This is the second in a series of posts highlighting digital collections that celebrate Black history. In honor of Black History Month, the Woodruff Library has compiled a small selection of recommended books and e-book collections for you to explore. Take some time to re-read a classic or find a new author to try! OverDrive…

Celebrate Black History Month with Streaming Video

This is the first of a series of posts highlighting digital collections that celebrate Black history. With the Libraries’ subscription to Academic Video Online (AVON) and other streaming video services, members of the Emory community can access hundreds of documentary films that celebrate the Black experience in the United States and abroad. Here’s a list of…

Film screening, conversation on life and work of Pellom McDaniels set for Feb. 7

Emory Libraries will partner with Atlanta-based BronzeLens Film Festival to host an online screening and conversation for Black History Month in February. “Athlete. Scholar. Activist: Chapters in the Life of Dr. Pellom McDaniels III” will take place on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at 3 p.m. The event will begin with a screening of the film…

Celebrate Black History Month with Archival Databases

by Erica Bruchko, US history and African American Studies librarian The Emory Libraries subscribe to a number of historical databases that document the history of African Americans in the United States. One such resource is Proquest’s History Vault and the sub-collections contained therein. In Black Freedom Struggle of the 20th Century: Organizational Records and Personal…

Celebrate Black History Month with E-books

In honor of Black History Month, the Woodruff Library has compiled a small selection of recommended books and e-book collections for you to explore. Take some time to re-read a classic or find a new author to try! OverDrive – Collection of e-books and audio books. To find works by and about African Americans go…

Celebrate Black History Month by Exploring Black Newspapers

As filmmaker Stanley Nelson noted, “from the publication of the first African-American newspaper in 1827, the pioneering men and women of the black press have given voice to stories and events that otherwise would have gone undocumented” (The Black Press: Soldiers without Swords). Find these stories—from the Freedom’s Journal to the Chicago Defender— in Emory’s…

Finding Black History: Umbra Search and Google Arts and Culture

Every February, libraries and archives across the United States from the New York Public Library to the Digital Library of Georgia showcase African American history collections in celebration of Black History Month. We have identified several sites that will help you find these institutions and collections. Google Arts and Culture’s “Black History and Culture“  features African American history collections from seventy-four…