Subject of the Month: 2013

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February 2013

Sign for Black History Month SOMD

Selectors: Damecia Donahue and Marcus Adams

Black History Month 2013 (BHM 2013): At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington.

“The year 2013 marks two important anniversaries in the history of African Americans and the United States. On January 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation set the United States on the path of ending slavery. In 1963, a century later, America once again stood at the crossroads. Nine years earlier, the U.S. Supreme Court had outlawed racial segregation in public schools, but the nation had not yet committed itself to equality of citizenship.”

Quote from the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.  


Featured Websites, February 2013

Take a look at these websites for more information related to the Black History Month theme! 

Featured Databases, February 2013

Try this sampling of databases to do more research on topics related to this years theme(s).

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Be sure to also visit the David Adamany Undergraduate Library (UGL) for an exhibit titled "Jacob Lawrence and The Legend of John Brown".

Mahalia Jackson sings @ the March on Washington


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Black History Month Subject of the Month Display

Print Books

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