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Black History

COLSA Librarian

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Megan Bresnahan
18 Library Way, Dimond 201B

History of Black History Month

This guide highlights a list of campus and local events being held throughout the month of February hosted and sponsored by several University organizations. Additionally, it includes online events hosted through the National Museum of African American History & Culture.

On the library resources tab, we've listed a small selection of books which feature Black history and authors of color that will be available all year round. You can search for more through the Library Search Box

To learn more about Black History Month and how to stay engaged as an anti-racist throughout the year, here are some resources.

This year's theme for Black History Month at UNH is Hidden Histories.  The artwork on display in Dimond Library, "Culture Keepers, Culture Makers" is part of a larger effort to utilize art as a means for expanding conversations about our collective humanity while still honoring our individual identities. 

Other groups are looking at Black History Month through the lens of Black Health and Wellness. The National Museum of African American History & Culture by "creating a space that highlights Black pioneers' trailblazing contributions to Western medicine, addresses health disparities facing our communities, and encourages healing through education". They include an interactive timeline of Black pioneers in medicine and much more

Campus and Local Events

National Online Events