Black History Month: Staff Recommendations

As the United States celebrates Black History Month this February, the Tufts Libraries have curated a collection of books, films, and media by Black artists that can be enjoyed year-round. Explore these recommended resources and personal favorites from Ginn Library staff. 

This year's theme for Black History Month is The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity, exploring the African diaspora. Log in with your Tufts username and password to the video platform Kanopy to stream a collection of films and documentaries on Race and Identity.  

Follow @GinnLibrary on Twitter and Instagram to let us know what you are reading, listening to and watching to celebrate Black History Month.

Non-Fiction

By Black Fletcher Alumni

Staff Favorites

Literature

By Black Fletcher Alumni

Book cover for Changing the Lines

Changing the Lines, by Katerina Canyon (F'15) [coming soon to Ginn Library's collection]

Book cover for From the Limbs of My Poetree

From the Limbs of My Poetree by Omékongo Dibinga (F'03) [coming soon to Ginn Library's collection]

Staff Favorites

Book cover for the new black

the new black, by Evie Shockley [coming soon to Ginn Library's collection]