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There’s a Book for That: Black History Month

“History is a ship forever setting sail.”

— Tracy K. Smith

Since 1976, Black History Month has been observed every February.  The commemoration grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. To further educate and inspire, we present the following award-winning and acclaimed nonfiction for adults, including books about black history in the medical field. Please also visit Penguin Random House’s initiatives, All Ways Black and Amplify Black Stories. Check back next week for Black History titles for young readers. Continue reading