Dr. Tom Hanchett, Historian-in-Residence of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, takes a look at the achievements, life and legacy of one of North Carolina's most heroic Civil Rights activists, J. Charles Jones.
Join the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library in a month-long celebration of African American history, heritage and excellence.
University City Regional Library will host its first literary festival in honor of Black History Month this February.
Celebrate black history and culture with these Library programs and resources
On Sunday, February 18, at Beatties Ford Regional Library, more than 125 people turned out for the rededication of the Elizabeth S. Randolph Community Room. Among many other achievements, Randolph edited "An African American Album," the landmark photographic history which the Library published in 1992.
February is Black History Month and time when we should take time to reflect, and think of all the brave people that fought to end slavery, marched for civil rights, and so much more. The following list of books contain main characters who are African-American and lived through different time periods; from the 1800s to modern day and have had various life experiences.