The U.S. GPO Bookstore has assembled a collection of new and popular publications focusing on African Americans.

In recognition of National African American History Month, which is celebrated annually in February , publications in our Black History Month Collection on our U.S. Government Bookstore include the following titles:

150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation: Commemorative Coloring Book: Forever Free provides a history about President Lincoln signing of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. Also includes portraits and short biographies of several African Americans. Could be used as both a history book and a coloring book.
Discovering the Underground Railroad: Junior Ranger Activity Book provides activities for children ages 5-12 to learn about the history of the underground railroad and the Emancipation Proclamation.
Pathbreakers: U.S. Marine African American Officers in Their Own Words. The purpose of this book is to educate people, specifically prospective African American officers, on how previous African American military officers navigated their way through successful careers in the United States Marine Corps (USMC).
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Barack Obama, 2010, Book 2, July 1 to December 31, 2010. Third volume of the official Public Papers of the Presidents series for President Barack Obama, in a high-quality clothbound hardcover edition. Spine title reads: Public Papers of the Presidents, Barack Obama 2010, Book 1. Contains all public messages and statements of the President of the United States released by the White House from January 1 to June 30, 2010.
Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007 (ePub eBook). Black Americans in Congress, 1870–2007, is a comprehensive history of the more than 120 African Americans who have served in the United States Congress.


These publications should be of great interest to your readers.

For more information, visit our African Americans category on our online bookstore.