Since 1976, Black Hxstory Month has been celebrated in the United States during the month of February. The library also invites you to celebrate with us by checking out our ebook recommendations.
We Want to Do More than Just Survive
This year CSUMB commemorates Black Hxstory Month by hosting several events virtually.
On Wednesday February 3rd, the OSU, OC3, and Service Learning will be hosting Dr. Bettina Love, author of "We Want to Do More than Just Survive." The author will give a keynote with Q&A to follow regarding educational justice inspired by the rebellious spirit and methods of abolitionists.
Check out the OC3's calendar for month long events: https://csumb.edu/oc3
Additionally, if you want to find out more about Dr. Bettina L. Love's work, you can check out the ebook from the library here:
Love, Bettina L. We want to do more than survive: Abolitionist teaching and the pursuit of educational freedom. Beacon Press, 2019. ebook.
Here are six additional ebook recommendations that you can check out from home!
Drake, Simone C., and Dwan K. Henderson, eds. Are You Entertained?: Black Popular Culture in the Twenty-first Century. Duke University Press, 2020.
White, Monica M. Freedom farmers: agricultural resistance and the Black freedom movement. UNC Press Books, 2018.
Berry, Daina Ramey, and Kali Nicole Gross. A Black Women's History of the United States. Vol. 5. ReVisioning American History, 2020.
Lebron, Christopher J. The making of black lives matter: A brief history of an idea. Oxford University Press, 2017. Ebook.
Hobson, Janell, and Tammy Owens. Black Girl Magic Beyond the Hashtag: Twenty-First-Century Acts of Self-Definition. University of Arizona Press, 2019.
Taylor, Candacy. Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America. Abrams, 2020.