Black History Month: Books and Resources

As we celebrate Black History Month, check out these library resources highlighting the successes and struggles of Black people in South Carolina and around the nation. Click here to explore our virtual book display highlighting Blacks/African Americans in South Carolina, Biographical Works, Popular Literature, and Films & Videos.

Questions or recommendations should be forwarded Anne Grant (

Accessible Archives: Clemson Libraries provides access to the complete Accessible Archives, which hosts historical collections of newspapers and other publications from throughout the 19th century. with a strong emphasis on African American history. Click here to access and search their collections.

Upcoming events related to Black History Month:

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 11 a.m.: Virtual keynote address by Dr. Siobahn Day Grady titled “Making Your Stars Align: A Journey Into STEM.” Click here to register for this Zoom event.

Thursday, Feb. 9, 1 p.m.: Virtual workshop with Dr. Siobahn Day Grady, titled ““Birds of a Feather: Finding Collaborators and Nurturing Connections to Elevate your Research Agenda.” Click here to register for this Zoom workshop.

Thursday, Feb. 23, 3 p.m.: Crown Experience head wrapping class with Mecca K. Terry held in the Scholars’ Lab (room 413) of Cooper Library. Click here to register.

Thursday, Feb. 23, 6 p.m.: “The Crown Address” lecture by Mecca K. Terry in room 106 of the Watt Family Innovation Center. Click here to register.