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Explore Black History Month Through DPPL’s Online Collections

During Black History Month & throughout the year, we invite you to explore our online collections of history, music, film, books and more!


A special collection featuring African American cinema, Arts & Culture, History, Biography & more.


A collection of ebooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, television programs and musical recordings.


Curated playlist for Black History Month.

African-American History from Infobase

Historic documents, videos, biographies and more.

Black Americans in Gale in Context Biography


Portraits of 561 prominent Black Americans.



Black Freedom Struggle in the United States: Challenges and Triumphs in the Pursuit of Equality

3,000 documents focused on six different phases of Black Freedom: Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860); The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877); Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932); The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945); The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975); The Contemporary Era (1976-2000)

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