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Black History Month 2023 Theme is Resistance

Black History Month 2023 : Black Resistance

What we know as Black History month, was started in 1926 as Negro History Week by Carter G. Woodson. Celebrations and acknowledgments were held in the second week of February to coincide with the birthdays of Fredrick Douglas and Abraham Lincoln. By the 1960’s, the week had morphed into Black History month and in 1976 President Gerald Ford officially recognized February as an “opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history

The theme for Black History Month 2023 is Resistance.


Black History Month 2023 - Romance and Love 

Neighbor Favor book cover

The Neighbor Favor by Kristina Forest

A shy bookworm enlists her charming neighbor to help her score a date, not knowing he’s the obscure author she’s been corresponding with. Lily dreams of becoming a children’s books editor. She finds escapism in her correspondences with her favorite fantasy author, and what begins as two lonely people connecting over email turns into a tentative friendship and possibly something else.


Seven Days in June by Tia Williams Black Romance

7 Days in June by Tia Williams

Eva Mercy is a single mom and bestselling erotica writer who is feeling pressed from all sides. Shane Hall is a reclusive, enigmatic, award-winning novelist, who, to everyone’s surprise, shows up in New York.

When Shane and Eva meet unexpectedly at a literary event, sparks fly, raising not only their buried traumas, but the eyebrows of the Black literati. What no one knows is that fifteen years earlier, teenage Eva and Shane spent one crazy, torrid week madly in love. While they may be pretending not to know each other, they can’t deny their chemistry—or the fact that they’ve been secretly writing to each other in their books through the years.

Love and Justice: A Story of Triumph on Two Different Courts

Love and Justice, A Story of Triumph on Two Different Courts by Maya Moore

Arrested for a crime he did not commit, Jonathon met Maya Moore through a prison ministry program.  Maya, one of the top women’s basketball players in collegiate history, developed a close bond with him, eventually stepping away from her career to help Jonathon with his final appeal. In March 2020, his conviction was overturned by a state judge in Jefferson City, Mo.

This memoir explores faith, justice, and connection and will inspire activism in others. 


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