In celebration of Black History Month, the Lehigh Libraries have added new titles to the Stories of Black Excellence collection in OverDrive. This collection includes books and audiobooks that highlight some of the countless accomplishments by Black scientists, political figures, cultural icons, artists and authors.
New additions to the collection include How Long ’til Black Future Month?: Stories by award-winning science fiction and fantasy author N.K. Jemisin, more books from legendary authors like Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou, and works by political leaders Kamala Harris, Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza and Barack Obama.
Instructions on how to access and download ebooks and audiobooks are available in this guide. To submit recommendations, please email Phil Hewitt (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Carrie Baldwin-SoRelle (email@example.com).
Looking for a historical read? Check out the Black Lives Matter Reading List collection, including new additions A Black Women’s History of the United States by Daina Ramey Barry and Kali Nicole Gross and How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective edited by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.