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Celebrating Black History Month 2021

A library guide sharing ebooks, movies, and more resources to honor Black History Month

About Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

February 2021

February is African American History Month. Each February, libraries of all types join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society. (Library of Congress)

Read more about Black History Month by visiting the Library of Congress: About Black History Month

What's In This Guide?

This guide includes library materials that are available online for all Cal State LA students, staff, and faculty. To access an eBook or film, click the links and sign-in with your MyCalStateLA username and password. This guide also provides additional web resources related to black history month.

  • eBooks: Read fiction, non-fiction, and anti-racist eBooks; learn about how to browse eBooks via the library homepage.
  • Movies: Watch movies including documentaries, contemporary and classic films, and educational videos; learn about how to browse movies.
  • Resources: Additional realted resources including links to Cal State LA departments and public organizations.

If you have any questions about this guide or the online library materials, please email Paizha Stoothoff, Humanities Librarian, at

John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300