Posted on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 at 5:28 pm
Madison Public Library is celebrating Black History Month, an annual celebration of the achievements by African Americans and a time to honor the central role of black Americans throughout history and in the present day. We have two upcoming events highlighting Black voices:
- Wednesday, February 17, 7:00pm - Wisconsin Book Festival Presents The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard & Milk Blood Heat by Dantiel Moniz
- Tuesday, March 2, 7:00pm - Wisconsin Book Festival Presents The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee
And many additional links to events in the community and reading lists of materials.
See the full list of events and book and resource recommendations at https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events/special-series/black-history-month.
View the resolution passed by the Common Council recognizing February 2021 as Black History Month in the City of Madison at https://cityofmadison.com/mayor/blog/recognizing-february-2021-as-black-history-month-in-the-city-of-madison