U.S. Government Celebrates Black History Month

On January 27, President Bush issued a Proclamation celebrating National African American History Month (also known as Black History Month). Want to know more about the origins of this annual event? Take a look at this 2003 publication from the Congressional Research Service: Black History Month (529K – PDF). In addition to background information, the report includes a bibliography and links to other resources.

Many government agencies have created websites and online exhibits celebrating the history and culture of African-Americans. Here are a few selected sites:

Looking for other resources? Contact us here at Langsdale Library, and we’d be happy to help you!

Posted by Tami Smith to gov docs at 2/09/2006 10:22:00 AM

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