Celebrate Black History Month with Books, Poems, and Videos

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Celebrate Black History Month throughout February with the recommended readings and videos highlighting Black history, Black art, and Black stories.

Center City Campus/Scott Library Print Books
Black Candle Women

The Bodies Keep Coming: Dispatches from a Black Trauma Surgeon on Racism, Violence, and How We Heal

Legacy: A Black Physician Reckons with Racism in Medicine

Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of our Nation

Womb City

East Falls Campus/Gutman Library Print Books
African American Architects: A Biographical Dictionary, 1865-1945

Another Brooklyn: A Novel

Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal

A Visible Man

The Work of the Afro-American Woman


eBooks & Poems

Antiracist Occupational Therapy: Unsettling the Status Quo

Black Designers in American Fashion

Black Women in Sequence Re-inking Comics, Graphic Novels, and Anime

Dinosaurs in the Hood by Danez Smith (Poem)

I Wonder U: How Prince Went Beyond Race and Back

Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Necessary Conversations: Understanding Racism as a Barrier to Achieving Health Equity

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Queer Voices in Hip Hop: Cultures, Communities, and Contemporary Performance

Videos
Making Black America, episodes 1 – 4