Black History Month

February celebrates the legacy of African Americans and pays tribute to their historical and societal contributions. 2020's theme, chosen by the Association for the Study of African American Life and Historyopens a new window, is African Americans and the Voteopens a new window, which marks the 150th anniversary of the Fifteenth Amendment (1870) and the right of black men to vote after the Civil War. If you're in Washington D.C., visit the National Museum of African American History and Cultureopens a new window, the newest Smithsonian museum.


Come to an event at the library to learn more about African Americans then and now.



For Children

For Teens

For Adults

Online Resources

Colorado History

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