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Black History Month library display showcases famed African-American works

KAIA WHITNEY

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Library science students are honoring Black History Month by displaying significant African American literary works.

Books on display include Jim Haskin’s “Separate But Not Equal,” “Native’s Son” by Richard Wright, and Alice Walker’s “The Color Purple.”

Academic lab teacher Keshila Jones hopes students understand the cultural significance of Black History Month.

The sign in the display mentions that Black History Month, originally referred to as “Negro History Month,” was created in 1926 by Dr.Carter G. Woodson, to spread awareness to the contributions and culture of African Americans around the world.

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