Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Take a look through this LibGuide to learn more about Black History Month and National Black American Inventors Day.
Black History Month: February
National Inventors Day: February 11
National Black American Inventors Day: March 27
The exhibition "Citywide African American Artists Exhibition" is on view at the African American Library at the Gregory School
February 11, 2023 – May 4, 2023.
Maya Angelou Becomes First Black Woman on a Quarter
The 45th USPS stamp in the Black Heritage series honors sculptor Edmonia Lewis (c.1844-1907), the first African American and Native American Sculptor to earn international recognition.
Thanks to Lauren Lovings-Gomez, Kelley Center Student Staff, PhD student of 19th-Century European and American Art at Rice University, who has created this LibGuide, under the supervision of Government Information Coordinator Anna Xiong.