Click here to see a this year's list of events to celebrate Black History Month. 

Organizations on Campus
  • Black Student AllianceThe vision of the Black Student Alliance is to promote a sound foundation amongst all individuals who are focused on the “Black” culture at The Catholic University of America.
  • Black Law Students Association: a national organization for the purpose of effectuating change in the legal system and sensitizing the legal profession to the ever-increasing needs of the black community.


  • The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation by Anna Malaika Tubbs.
  • Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent  by Isabel Wilkerson. 
  • Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 by Ibram X. Kendy and Keisha N. Blain. 
  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin.
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander. 
  • This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color 4th Edition by Cherrie Moraga & Gloria Anzaldúa.  
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. 
  • Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston. 
  • Roots: The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley.  
  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.