Celebrate Black History Month

KCKPL staff selected various electronic resources to help you learn more about African American culture and history this month and throughout the year. Explore a variety of resources, including books, music, movies and historical content available through Axis360, Hoopla, Databases and Kanopy. Don’t have a library card to access this content? Check if you live in the KC Metro and sign up for a KCKPL eCard.

AVAILABLE ON HOOPLA

Follow the link to find more: Hoopla African American Voices

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AVAILABLE ON KANOPY

A collection of films available on Kanopy to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Stream hundreds of film about Martin Luther King, Jr and other prominent African Americans. Follow the link to find more: Celebrate MLK Jr.

AVAILABLE ON AXIS360

Checkout the featured African American list on Axis360 to find your new favorite book or an old favorite. Follow the link: Axis360 African American Voices

Axis360-African American list

AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DATABASES

Novelist – Black History Month

Use Novelist to find recommendations for other books by your favorite African American author. Follow the link above to find your next recommendation.

Novelist-Black History