Office of Multicultural Student Success

Black History Month

Planning committees are open to all UToledo students, faculty, and staff. If you are interested in serving on the 2022 planning committee for Black History Month, please email

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The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.

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Here you will find a number of Africana Studies academic and practical resources including books, databases, useful websites, and so much more!

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African American Legacy Project of Northwest Ohio (History Museum)

Located here in Toledo, The African American Legacy Project of Northwest Ohio (AALP) is a 501(c)3 organization founded in 2004  as a history museum that offers collections and tours to preserve Toledo's history. The AALP pledges to stimulate the intellectual, socioeconomic and participatory growth in communities wherein African Americans reside. Tour and explore the rich history of African Americans and be exposed to the impact they have made in Toledo. 

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National Archives Foundation | The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

The Black family has been a topic of study across disciplines—history, literature, the visual arts, film, sociology, anthropology, and social policy. It has been described as a rich tapestry for exploring African Americans past and present and its complexity as the foundation of African American life and history. A panel will discuss these ideas and perspectives including family traditions, brothers and sisters, power-couples, and community. Moderated by Ida E. Jones, University Archivist at Morgan State University, panelists include Alison Parker, author of Unceasing Militant, the Life of Mary Church Terrell; Darius Young, author of Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle; John Whittington Franklin and Karen Roberts Franklin, Franklin Global LLC, Managing Members; and Barbara Spencer Dunn, ASALH Vice President for Membership & Contributor and Member of the Black History 365 (BH365) Professional Development Team.

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Kanopy movies and documentaries available for free! 

Check out some movies and documentaries related to Black History. Just log in with your utad to stream for free. "At Kanopy we believe in the power of film to bridge cultural boundaries and bring people together. Start watching today and expand your worldview with us.".

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Queens of the Heartland Tour

This tour looks at 30 influential black women in Ohio history, including Fanny Jackson Coppin, a missionary and educator, and Mary Church Terrell, a suffragist and writer.

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Casa Afro A Virtual Art Gallery

Casa Afro, an art gallery in Puerto Rico, has created a 3-D tour of its latest exhibition, "NEGRO/A/X," which features contemporary pieces of art that tell the story of the many different African influences around the island. 

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African American History & Civil Rights Museums – Virtual Tours

Check out the list of museums that are offering virtual tours of African American History.

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Last Updated: 7/15/24