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Toledo Library Receives Donation to its Local History Collection

Posted about 18 days ago by Library News

Posted in Culture and Diversity, History and Politics, Library News and Local History | Tagged with African American History, African Americans, Betty Leverette, black history, booker t washington, Eurekan, Kip Leahy, local history, tuskagee, tuskegee, tuskegee institute and tuskegee university

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library received a special donation with items significant to the Tuskegee Institute as well as local African-American history.

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Fantastic Books for Kids by African American Authors

Posted 5 months ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, Culture and Diversity and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with African American History Month, African Americans, Black History Month, determination, discrimination, diversity , family, friendship, identity, inspiration, perseverance, picture books, school and stories for children

In celebration of Black History Month, we compiled a list of picture books to read with your child by noted African American authors. Some inspire young minds, some are just for fun, and all are perfect for enjoying together.

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Black Lives Matter: A Teen Booklist

Posted 11 months ago by Connie C

Posted in Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, History and Politics and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with African Americans, Black Lives Matter Movement, coming of age stories, discrimination, justice, personal narratives, race relations, racism, teenagers and young adult books

​Inspired by the Black Lives Matter Movement, these titles offer inspiration for discussions of race, justice and privilege.​

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