Black History Month is celebrated in the United States in October each year. This Google Drive folder collects numerous articles, books and videos featuring significant African Americans.
Some of the key figures featured include:
- Angela Davis
- bell hooks
- Cornel West
- Frederick Douglass
- Harriet Tubman
- Huey P. Newton
- James Baldwin
- Malcolm X
- Martin Luther King Jr
- Mumia Abu Jamal
- Rosa Parks
- WEB Du Bois
- Zora Neale Hurston
… and many more. There are resources on Black Communism/Marxism; Black Feminism/Womanism; Black Anarchism; and the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
The Police/Prisons/Mass Incarcerations folder includes pdfs of ‘Are Prisons Obsolete’ by Angela Davis; ‘Locking Up Black Dissidents and Punishing the Poor: The Roots of Mass Incarceration in the US’ by Mumia Abu-Jamal & Johanna Fernández; ‘Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces’ by Radley Balko; and ‘Institutional Racism and the Police: Fact or Fiction?’ edited by David Green.
Access the Black History Month Library Google Drive folder. Check the licensing of each item prior to reproducing.
- Movements_Campaigns – Racism_Racial justice
- Movements_Campaigns – Racism_Racial justice – Black Lives Matter