Black History Month

Black History Month, or African American History Month, is celebrated nationally each year during February. It is a time to highlight the contributions and achievements of African American individuals and communities, as well as their struggles for freedom and equality in the United States.

Learn more about Black history with these Hennepin County Library resources.

Sudduth Collection

The Sudduth African American History and Culture Collection at Sumner Library was named after community leader Gary N. Sudduth. View this video to learn more about the collection.

Explore a sampling of titles:

Recommended books and films

Hennepin County Library’s Black History and Culture Team offers a list recommended books and films for all ages.

Books

Films

Online resources