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Library Digital Display: Black History Month

Welcome to the Seminole State College Library's display of digital resources. Print resources are on display at Library entryways.

Introduction

 February is Black History Month. Please explore our current virtual book display which highlights different types of materials from the library collection related to Black History Month.

Videos

Boss: The Black Experience in Business

From award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson comes a film that educates, informs, and examines more than 150 years of African-American men and women who have embodied the qualities that are the heart of the American entrepreneurial spirit.

More videos available in Films On Demand

Non-Fiction

Shelter in a Time of Storm
The People of the River
African Americans and Africa
An Architecture of Education
At the Threshold of Liberty
Put Your Hands on Your Hips and Act Like a Woman
Many Strides to Freedom
The African American Woman Golfer
Caste (Oprah's Book Club)
Is Racism a Serious Problem?
Veil and Vow
Black Women and Social Justice Education
Workers on Arrival

Leisure

Becoming
The Vanishing Half
How to Be an Antiracist
Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance
The Personal Librarian
Grown

Black History Databases at SSC Library

Subject(s): African American history, key figures, and culture. Best for: Starting your research, choosing a topic, or finding sources from the time period. Includes: Broad overviews of eras in history, short entries on scholarly topics, and primary sources.

A curated selection of primary sources for teaching and learning about the struggles and triumphs of Black Americans. Developed with input from Black history scholars and advisors, this resource is freely available on the web and to libraries for anyone studying U.S. Black history.

More eBooks & Audiobooks

Digital Magazines

Essence

America's leading media brand serving African American women.

Access through the Flipster

New Books at the Library

Four Hundred Souls

Four Hundred Souls

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A chorus of extraordinary voices tells the epic story of the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present--edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist, and Keisha N. Blain, author of Set the World on Fire. 

 

Fugitive Pedagogy

Fugitive Pedagogy

A fresh portrayal of one of the architects of the African American intellectual tradition, whose faith in the subversive power of education will inspire teachers and learners today. Black education was a subversive act from its inception. African Americans pursued education through clandestine means, often in defiance of law and custom, even under threat of violence. 

Traveling Black

Traveling Black

A New York Times Best Book of the Year "This extraordinary book is a powerful addition to the history of travel segregation. Traveling Black reveals how travel discrimination transformed over time from segregated trains to buses and Uber rides. Mia Bay shows that Black mobility has always been a struggle."