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Black History Month

A guide to Black History Month, featuring eBooks, books, streaming videos, special collections and archival materials, and more!


Can't Find What You Need? Suggest a Purchase and/or Explore Your Local Public Library

Note: The books listed above are only a segment of what the Pratt Institute Libraries currently own. Be sure to also explore our Black Lives Matter Resource Guide for further eBook titles related to Black history, culture, artistic expression, and more. 

Are we missing something? The Pratt Institute Libraries welcomes suggestions for material purchases which support the teaching, study, and research at the Institute. Fill out our Suggest a Purchase form here.

Additionally, there's a strong chance that local public libraries offer free access to the titles you're looking for. Check out Brooklyn Public Library's Black Lives Matter Reading List For Adults and New York Public Library's Black Liberation Reading List, curated by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 

Don't have a public library card? Not to worry! Our Unlocking Local Public Library Collections resource guide walks you through the quick and simple process of registering for electronic library cards with New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Library.