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Resources for Black History Month

“The thing about Black history is that the truth is so much more complex than anything you could make up.”

—Henry Louis Gates

Documentaries/Movies/Tv Shows

All In: The Fight for Democracy

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise



Slavery by Another Name

I am MLK jr.

The 1619 Project

Summer of Soul

When they See Us




Do the Right Thing

High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America


Atlanta Season 3

Roots The Next Generations


We’ve Got People, Ryan Grim

When White Supremacy Knocks Fight Back, Dr. Wes Bellamy

Monumental, Dr. Wes Bellamy

Becoming, Michelle Obama

Paradise, Toni Morrison

A Promised Land, Barack Obama

Piecing me Together, Renee Watson

Girl, Woman, Other, Bernardine Evaristo

Black Klansman, Ron Stallworth

Nobody, Mark Lamont Hill

The Third Reconstruction, William Barber

All About Love: New Visions, bell hooks

Slavery By Another Name, Douglas A. Blackmon

Stamped From the Beginning, Ibram X. Kendi

The Broken Earth trilogy, N.K. Jemisin

Kindred, Octavia Butler Parable of the Sower, Octavia Butler Salvage the Bones, Jesmyn Ward Sing, Unburied. Sing. Jesmyn Ward How the Word is Passed, Clint Smith

Thick and Other Essays, Tressie McMillan Cottom Building Houses Out of Chicken Legs: Black Women, Food, and Power, Psyche Williams-Forson

Ain’t I A Woman: Black Women and Feminism, bell hooks

All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men, But Some of Us Are Brave: Black Women's Studies, edited by Akasha Hull, Patricia Bell Scott, and Barbara Smith

Disintegration, Eugene Robinson

The Light We Carry, Michelle Obama


1619 (New York Times)

About Race

Code Switch (NPR)

Intersectionality Matters! hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw

Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast

Nice White Parents (Serial and The New York Times)

Pod For The Cause (from The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights)

Pod Save the People (Crooked Media)

Seeing White

Race Capitol

Higher Learning with Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay

Black History Year Podcast (PushBlack)


PBS Page with original clips of MLK and documentaries

Black History Month

Lemonade Film

Black History Month Collection: Black History is American History

Black Lives Matter Collection

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