A List of DVDs for Black History Month

19 Feb

By Toni Snee

Black History Month is an annual celebration of the achievements of African-Americans.  Begun in 1926 as Black History Week, the federal government expanded it to the entire month of February in 1976.

(* denotes Scituate owns the title. Other titles available through the Old Colony Library Network.)

Raisin in the Sun*

Amistad

Ruby Bridges*

Red Tails*

Autobiography of Miss Jan Putman*

Remember the Titans*

Brownstones to Red Dust*

Rosa Parks Story*

The Color Purple*

Rosewood*

Down in the Delta  

Soldier’s Story

Driving Miss Daisy   

Sounder*

Ghosts of Mississippi   

Sparkle*

Glory*

To Kill a Mockingbird

The Help*  

Tuskegee Airmen    

Miss Evers’ Boys

Men of Honor

Precious

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