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Black History Month : African-Americans in the Performing Arts: Home

Selected resources on African-Americans in the Performing Arts

In honor of the February 2019 celebration of Black History Month, the library has prepared the following list of selected resources on African-Americans in the Performing Arts.  The selected titles focus on the collective subject of African-Americans in the arts – many more sources may be found in the library catalog under the names of individual artists. 

As always, the library welcomes your requests and suggestions.

compiled by Jane Gottlieb, February 2004;
updated February 2007; with additions November 2007;
audio resources added February 2016 by Eric Mortensen

updated February 2016, January 2017, January 2018, January 2019 by David Snow