Black History Month

Countless creative organizations and individuals around the country (and in other parts of the world) celebrated Black History Month from February 1 to February 28, and the Copyright Alliance was thrilled to be among them!

According to History.com, “Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of ‘Negro History Week,’ the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans.”

Copyright Alliance Celebrated Black History Month 2022

Since 1976, U.S. presidents have dedicated a theme for the month, and the 2022 theme is Black Health and Wellness, which “acknowledges the legacy of not only Black scholars and medical practitioners in Western medicine, but also other ways of knowing (e.g., birth workers, doulas, midwives, naturopaths, herbalists, etc.) [throughout history].”

Check out the 2022 resources that we compiled below from across the creative community — including videos, events, blogs, movies, documentaries and more from many of our member organizations — to enable everyone to explore the history and importance of this celebration, and the wealth of creativity of Black Creators, during the month of February 2021!

Blogs & Articles by the Copyright Alliance

More Blogs & Articles from 2022

TV/Movies/Documentaries/Videos

Books/Articles/Blogs/Essays

Creators We Are Highlighting for Black History Month

Library of Congress Exhibitions in #BHM 2022

Several exhibitions are open for in-person visits to the Library of Congress.