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Black History Month 2021: Black History Month 2021

Black History Month Theme 2021

The Black History Month Theme for 2021 is The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. The black family has been a topic of study in many disciplines—history, literature, the visual arts and film studies, sociology, anthropology, and social policy. Its representation, identity, and diversity have been reverenced, stereotyped, and vilified from the days of slavery to our own time. The black family knows no single location, since family reunions and genetic-ancestry searches testify to the spread of family members across states, nations, and continents. Not only are individual black families diasporic, but Africa and the diaspora itself have been long portrayed as the black family at large (https://asalh.org/black-history-themes/)

This guide provides resources on the black family and black history. Click on the tabs at the top to navigate the guide and click on the links throughout to view resources.

Databases

The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity.

eBooks