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Black History Month: Home

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Black History Month BannerWelcome to the IvyTech Bloomington Library Display in Honor of Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, the IvyTech library has selected a few resources in our collection, such as books and movies to reflect on and recognize black history. We have also included many web resources for you to look through. 

The 2021 Black History Month Theme By ASALH(Association for the Study of African American Life and History)

The black family has been a topic of study in many disciplines—history, literature, the visual arts and film studies, sociology, anthropology, and social policy.  Its representation, identity, and diversity have been reverenced, stereotyped, and vilified from the days of slavery to our own time. Read More

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Shelf Display Highlights

Becoming Book Cover by Michelle Obama

Becoming

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.

Long Walk To Freedom Book Cover By Nelson Mandela

Long Walk to Freedom

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela told the extraordinary story of his life -- an epic of struggle, setback, renewed hope, and ultimate triumph.

Binti: The Complete Trilogy Book Cover By Nnedi Okorafor

Binti: the Complete Trilogy

Collected now for the first time in omnibus form, follow Binti's story in this groundbreaking sci-fi trilogy.

Beloved Book Cover by Toni Morrison

Beloved

Combining the visionary power of legend with the unassailable truth of history, Morrison's unforgettable novel is one of the great and enduring works of American literature.

Roots TV Series 1977 Version

Roots (1977) TV Mini Series

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Harriet Movie

Harriet

The incredible true story of Harriet Tubman, and her quest to lead hundreds of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad. (Streaming Video)