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Recommended Reading: February

Highline College's librarians recommend materials from the library collection on a wide variety of topics.

About this Guide

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of the achievements of African Americans in American history and culture. For more reading on this month's theme, check out our Recommended Reading display on the second floor of the library!

Notable Black Leaders

Books in the Library


Online Resources

THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY BLACK PEOPLE: African & African-American Steampunk!

The Guardian -- From Beyonce to Sorry To Bother You: The New Age of Afro-Surrealism

"From psychedelic sketch shows to far-out satire, black artists are expressing the absurdity of life in a racist society by embracing the disturbing and bizarre..."

The Moments That Defined 2018's Surge in Afrofuturism (Vice Magazine)

"Black Panther' reignited a longstanding cultural tradition celebrating sci fi, technology, Africa, and the power of Blackness in art.."

AFROFUTURISM READING LIST: Seattle Public Library, Rainier Beach Teen Librarian