Since 1976, Black History Month has been celebrated in the United States during the month of February. CSUMB commemorates Black History Month by hosting a number of events. For further information on related topics, the library recommends the following resources.
All Black Gala, February 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m., University Center Ballroom
Activist Shaun King will provide the keynote at this formal event celebrating Black Hxstory.
Lowery, Wesley. They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
Camp, Jordan T., and Christina Heatherton. Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter. New York: Verso, 2016.
Screening of Freedom Riders, February 21, 2018, 6:00 p.m., Student Center, Room 113
Black Students United is hosting a screening of this film about the civil rights activists who participated in the 1961 Freedom Rides.
Arsenault, Raymond. Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Silver, Carol Ruth. Freedom Rider Diary: Smuggled Notes from Parchman Prison. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2014.
NAACP at CSUMB meeting, February 22, 2018, 8:30 p.m., Alumni & Visitors Center
This special meeting for Black History Month will include awards and recognitions.
Sullivan, Patricia. Lift Every Voice: the NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement. New York: New Press, 2009.
Bynum, Thomas L. NAACP Youth and the Fight for Black Freedom, 1936-1965. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2013.