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 "African American Artists in Texas: Selections from the John L. Nau III Collection of Texas Art" is currently on view at the African American Library at the Gregory School until March 12, 2022.
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.