Black History Month 2021

The Woods Hole Black History Month Committee (WHBHMC) is dedicated to celebrating and educating the Woods Hole community and the community at large about African American history and culture. The committee is responsible for planning and putting on events during the month of February. Past events have included art exhibits, speakers, musical groups and the annual Harambee. The committee is open to all people regardless of ethnicity, gender, race or difference of any kind.

Find list of events here.


 

2021

The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor) Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593134047
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Published: One World - February 2nd, 2021

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Change Sings: A Children's Anthem By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203224
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

GLORY: Magical Visions of Black Beauty By Kahran Bethencourt, Regis Bethencourt, Amanda Seales (Contributions by) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250204561
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 20th, 2020

The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food: A Cookbook By Marcus Samuelsson, Osayi Endolyn (With), Yewande Komolafe (With) Cover Image
$38.00
ISBN: 9780316480680
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Published: Voracious - October 27th, 2020

Meals, Music, and Muses: Recipes from My African American Kitchen By Alexander Smalls, Veronica Chambers Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781250098092
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 25th, 2020

In Bibi's Kitchen: The Recipes and Stories of Grandmothers from the Eight African Countries that Touch the Indian Ocean [A Cookbook] By Hawa Hassan, Julia Turshen (With) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781984856739
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 13th, 2020

Notes from a Young Black Chef: A Memoir By Kwame Onwuachi, Joshua David Stein Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525433910
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children By Denene Millner Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534476486
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 5th, 2020

The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X By Les Payne, Tamara Payne Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781631491665
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Published: Liveright - October 20th, 2020

The Accident of Color: A Story of Race in Reconstruction By Daniel Brook Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393531725
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 24th, 2020

For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe in a Better World By Michael W. Waters, Keisha Morris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael W. Waters, Keisha Morris (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781947888081
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Published: Flyaway Books - September 22nd, 2020

Don't Touch My Hair! By Sharee Miller Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316562577
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

Princess Hair By Sharee Miller Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316441223
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

The Teachers March!: How Selma's Teachers Changed History By Sandra Neil Wallace, Rich Wallace, Charly Palmer (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781629794525
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Published: Calkins Creek - September 29th, 2020

Lillian's Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 By Jonah Winter, Shane W. Evans (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jonah Winter, Shane W. Evans (Illustrator)
$17.99
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ISBN: 9780385390286
Published: Anne Schwartz Books - July 14th, 2015

By and By: Charles Albert Tindley, the Father of Gospel Music By Carole Boston Weatherford, Bryan Collier (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534426368
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 14th, 2020

A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks: Volume 3 By Alice Faye Duncan, Xia Gordon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alice Faye Duncan, Xia Gordon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454930884
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Published: Union Square Kids - January 1st, 2019

The Bell Rang By James E. Ransome, James E. Ransome (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781442421134
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 15th, 2019

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The Undefeated By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328780966
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

Cómo ser antirracista / How to Be an Antiracist By Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780593313114
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Published: Vintage Espanol - October 27th, 2020

African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song (LOA #333): A Library of America Anthology By Kevin Young (Editor) Cover Image
By Kevin Young (Editor)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781598536669
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Published: Library of America - October 20th, 2020

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Black Is a Rainbow Color By Angela Joy, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angela Joy, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626726314
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 14th, 2020

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I Am Every Good Thing By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518778
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020

Light For The World To See: A Thousand Words on Race and Hope By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358539414
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Published: Mariner Books - November 17th, 2020

Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow   By Henry Louis Gates Jr. Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338713657
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Published: Scholastic Focus - December 1st, 2020

The Talk: Conversations about Race, Love & Truth By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor) Cover Image
By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593121610
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 11th, 2020

Changing the Equation: 50+ US Black Women in STEM By Tonya Bolden Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419707346
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

VIP: Dr. Mae Jemison: Brave Rocketeer By Heather Alexander, Jennifer Bricking (Illustrator) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780062889706
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

The Book of Awesome Black Americans: Scientific Pioneers, Trailblazing Entrepreneurs, Barrier-Breaking Activists and Afro-Futurists (Teen and YA Cultu By Monique L. Jones Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781642501476
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Published: Mango - January 14th, 2020

The Beautiful Struggle (Adapted for Young Adults) By Ta-Nehisi Coates Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984894021
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 12th, 2021

All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto By George M. Johnson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374312718
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 28th, 2020

The Truths We Hold: An American Journey (Young Readers Edition) By Kamala Harris Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593113172
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Published: Penguin Books - October 13th, 2020

Freedom Summer For Young People: The Violent Season that Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy By Bruce Watson, Rebecca Stefoff (Adapted by) Cover Image
By Bruce Watson, Rebecca Stefoff (Adapted by)
$22.95
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ISBN: 9781644210109
Published: Triangle Square - November 10th, 2020

#1960Now: Photographs of Civil Rights Activists and Black Lives Matter Protests (Social Justice Book, Civil Rights Photography Book) By Sheila Pree Bright, Alicia Garza (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Sheila Pree Bright, Alicia Garza (Introduction by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781452170725
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 23rd, 2018

Curls By Ruth Forman, Geneva Bowers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ruth Forman, Geneva Bowers (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534446311
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Published: Little Simon - December 22nd, 2020

Brown Sugar Babies By Charles R. Smith, Jr., Charles R. Smith, Jr. (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368050296
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 12th, 2020

Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells By Michelle Duster Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982129811
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Published: Atria/One Signal Publishers - January 26th, 2021

Baby Young, Gifted, and Black: With a Mirror! By Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780711261419
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - January 26th, 2021

Octavia E. Butler: Kindred, Fledgling, Collected Stories (LOA #338) By Octavia Butler, Gerry Canavan (Editor), Nisi Shawl (Editor) Cover Image
By Octavia Butler, Gerry Canavan (Editor), Nisi Shawl (Editor)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781598536751
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Published: Library of America - January 19th, 2021

The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History By David F. Walker, Marcus Kwame Anderson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781984857705
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Published: Ten Speed Press - January 19th, 2021

Have I Ever Told You Black Lives Matter By Shani King, Bobby C. Martin, Jr (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shani King, Bobby C. Martin, Jr (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780884488897
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - January 19th, 2021

The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person By Frederick Joseph Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217018
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Published: Candlewick - December 1st, 2020

Love Is a Revolution By Renée Watson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547600601
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 2nd, 2021