Did You Know… Black History Month has its origins in 1926

The precursor to Black History Month was created in 1926 when historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History announced the second week of February to be "Negro History Week."

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Honoring Black History with Knowledge

One of the best ways to honor those who stood up for what they believed in, often at great personal cost, is to learn more about them. To get you started, here is a list of outstanding books, articles, and websites on the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s...

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What is Your Favorite Fairy Tale?

Reading fairy tales is a wonderful way to help build a child's imagination and even teach values like honesty. Is your favorite on this list?

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E-Gov for Everyone: African American Heritage at NARA

February focuses a sharper look at our African American history and NARA has special resources dedicated to this important topic.

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More events and news

SEE A COMPLETE LIST OF LIBRARY PROGRAMS and read news from the West Palm Beach Library Foundation and the FRIENDS of the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach when you click on the link to our printable online booklet.

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