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Black History Month

Explore Library resources, stories and perspectives on Black History Month from Lancaster University Library and beyond.

Black History Month Reading list

Library staff have put together an online reading list for Black History Month.

The reading list highlights books and other material available from Lancaster University Library that relate to Black History and highlight interesting perspectives and authors in other academic disciplines, such as Health, Sociology and Literature. 

Please add your comments about the readings to the reading list. If you would like to make recommendations for purchase to diversify our collection, please complete the form or email us with your ideas.

Coffee Bar Victory display

Black History Month: "Coffee Bar Victory!" The Library Coffee Bar and the Anti-Apartheid Movement in the 1980s  
Lancaster University Library A Floor Stairwell  13th – 31st October 

A display documenting Lancaster University Student Union’s participation in the global campaign against Apartheid, when they successfully campaigned to have the library café re-named the Nelson Mandela Coffee Bar. 

A display documenting Lancaster University Student Union’s participation in the global campaign against Apartheid, when they successfully campaigned to have the library café re-named the Nelson Mandela Coffee Bar. Includes material from the University Archives. 

Visit the display in the Stairwell - Library A Floor.