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Black/African American History Month: History

What You Will Find in This Guide: 

Linked in this guide hosted by Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) is essential information about the study and celebration of Black/African American History Month. Included in the following tabs are lists of fiction books, nonfiction books, and books that are available as eBooks and Audiobooks through our digital platform, Sora. FCPS elementary, middle, and high school media specialists have curated these lists for our students and community in order to highlight and share the rich, important, and powerful cultural, political, social, scientific, and athletic contributions that Black/African Americans bring to both our country and the world.. While some physical books are only housed at certain schools, all FCPS students have access to any books at their school level in the county and on Sora. 

The Library of Congress' African American History Month Website -

The African American History Month website, sponsored by the Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, brings to us a comprehensive history of the struggles and adversity of those who worked and fought and who continue to work and fight to gain justice and equality in America.