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Currently on display at the Bay College Library


On June 19, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas with the news that the more than 250,000 enslaved Black people in the state were free. This day came to be known as Juneteenth, now officially a federal holiday.

Juneteenth is a time to celebrate, gather as a family, reflect on the past and look to the future.

-- National Museum of African American History and Culture


Cover art of Juneteenth by Ralph Ellison
Cover art of The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones
Cover art of The 1619 Project: Born on the Water by Nikole Hannah-Jones
Cover art of On Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reed
Cover art of Four Hundred Souls by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain
Cover art of Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
Cover art of Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Cover art of Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Cover art of Black Girl Magic: A Book about Loving Yourself Just the Way You Are by Zahra Bryan
Cover art of Your Name Is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
Cover art of The ABCs of Black History by Rio Cortez
Cover art of Blackout by Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, Nicola Yoon
Cover art of So Many Beginnings: a Little Women Remix by Bethany C. Morrow
Cover art of Okoye to the People by Ibi Zoboi
Cover art of Pride by Ibi Zoboi
Cover Art of I know why the caged bird sings by Mara Angelou
Cover art of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

eBooks and Audiobooks

Cover art of Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
Cover Art of The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee
Cover Art of Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Cover Art of Africatown: America's last slave ship and the community it created by Nick Tabor
Cover art of A kick in the belly by Stella Dadzie


Cover art of Fences directed by Denzel Washington
Cover art of Get Out directed by Jordan Peel
Cover art of Just Mercy directed by Destin Daniel Cretton
Cover art of 12 Years a Slave directed by Steve McQueen

These books and DVDs are available for checkout from the Bay College Library. Click on the image to view the library's catalog or on OverDrive for Michigan Academics.