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February is Black History Month

Observe black history month by reading featured articles or biographies of notable African Americans in various fields.

You can also find additional sources in our Ethnicity Resources page. For more information check out Stanford's Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project.

What We're Reading: Nov. 3 - 9, 2009

The National Public Radio (NPR) has released its first issue of "What We're Reading" this week. The issue includes a list of new fiction and non-fiction books handpicked by NPR's book team, and will continue to be released in weekly installments.

"What We're Reading" definitely appeals to a wide range of audiences with its broad spectrum of books.

State of the Internet 2009

Interested in public Internet access in libraries or the history of technology?

The Pew Internet & American Life Project's nearly ten years worth of research examining the role of technology in everyday lives has major implications for public Internet access in Libraries. Titled State of the Internet: Pew Internet Project Findings and Implications for Libraries, the results of the project were presented to the New York Library Council. It details the revolution of technology over the past years and the impact that these changes will have on libraries in the future.

Ethics of Food & the Environment Series: Bryant Terry

Bryant Terry, eco chef, food justice activist, author, and fellow of the Food and Society Policy Fellows Program, will be kicking off this year's Ethics of Food & the Environment Series. His topic will be "Redefining Soul Food: Politics and Pleasures of Food and Eating in the Black Communities."

Lecture: Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 7:00 P.M.
Annenberg Auditorium, Stanford Campus (435 Lausen Mall)

Bryant Terry is working to build a more just and sustainable food system. To learn more about his work, visit bryantterry.

His newest book, Vegan Soul Kitchen: Fresh, Healthy, and Creative African-American Cuisine, will be available for purchase at the event.

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