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Articles and information about Black culture & history from the New York Times.


On-Campus Events

Looking for Black History Month events on-campus?

Check out the UWGB handout.


Unsung Heroes in African American History


Black History Month

February marks Black History Month in the United States. Originally beginning as Negro History Week in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson, Congress established February as Black History Month in 1986.

This guide will introduce you to library resources relating to African-American history, including books, articles, media, and primary sources. Use the tabs above to navigate to different resources.

If you need additional help, email us at, call us at 920.465.2303, visit us in person at the Cofrin Library 3rd floor Research Desk, or chat with us online.


Video: Origins of Black History Month

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African American History Links

A list of websites relating to Black History Month and African-American history:

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