Monday, February 18, 2008

Black History Month Reminder

We are midway through Black History Month (BHM) and I thought this would be the perfect time to remind you of the great BHM display in the Adult Department. Here are some of the titles you may find:

The Graves Are Not Yet Full: Race, Tribe and Power in the Heart of Africa

We’d also like to highlight some great Alabamians!
Baseball legend Hank Aaron
Clergyman and civil rights leader Ralph D. Abernathy
Basketball great Charles Barkley
Inventor Andrew J. Beard
Musician Nat King Cole
Civil rights leader Coretta Scott King
Track & field star Carl Lewis
Boxer Joe Louis
Baseball legend Willie Mays
Track & field star Jesse Owens
Civil rights activist Rosa Parks
Congressman John Lewis
16th Surgeon General of the United States David Satcher
“Father of the Blues” W.C. Handy
Civil rights activist Reverend Joseph Lowery
Baseball legend Satchel Paige

Visit the library to learn more about your world!
Jet. 88.n9 (Jan 9, 1995): pp38(1).

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