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Celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month

Black History Month is a recognition of history, achievements and influence of the African American community. Since 1976, every U.S. president has recognized February as Black History Month. Learn more about Black History Month by exploring these links: Entrepreneurship in the Black Community locally Use Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) to search by the category of business… read more >>

Black History Month Podcast 2022

Tune into this month’s episode of the PLYMC Library Anywhere Podcast for a celebration of Black History Month! Two librarians discuss how the library is honoring Black History all through the month of February with information, programs, and book recommendations.  The theme for 2022 by the Association for the Study of African American Life and… read more >>

Black History Month using Library Online Resources

February has been the official month devoted to Black History since 1976; but it’s origins actually go back to 1915 with the formation of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH). For more about the origins, both History.com and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)… read more >>

It’s Toni Morrison Day!

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Today, February 18th, is author Toni Morrison’s birthday! Not only was the renowned author an Ohio native, but the state of Ohio has passed a law that designates February 18th as Toni Morrison Day to celebrate and honor her tenacity to share her literary works with the world. As if that’s not cause enough to… read more >>