Answered By: Celita Ávila
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2015     Views: 17

February is Black History Month. Check The Association for the Study of African-American Life and History (ASALH) website for this year's theme.

The San Antonio College Library has a great collection of books, articles, and websites, about African-American topics:

Reference Books - click through for location and call number

Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Civil Rights

Black Women in America

Writings on Black women of the diaspora : history, language, and identity

The African American Encyclopedia

The African-American Atlas: Black History and Culture - an Illustrated Reference

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895

Encyclopedia of African American Society

Need to check out a book?

Do a keyword search in the Library Catalog to find books in the 3rd floor Circulating Collection. Sample keyword searches:

black history

civil rights

african americans

civil rights movement


race relations


These databases may be used to select articles on just about every topic concerning African-Americans

U.S History in Context


Project Muse

Historical Newspapers: New York Times

American Periodicals Series Online, 1740-1940

Free Websites

San Antonio College Black History Month Events

PBS: African American World

African Americans in Texas: A Lasting Legacy by the Texas Historical Commission.

African Americans from The Handbook of Texas Online.