This year's them is the Quest for Black Citizenship in the Americas. The Library is featuring research materials on this topic in the Reading Room.
Learn more by visiting the Law Library of Congress' online exhibit The African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship.
There are countless ways to celebrate Black History Month in DC. We've listed a few below. Feel free to add your favorite in the comments.
- The Smithsonian has art exhibits, performances, reenactments, readings and more. Find them all on its Black History Month calendar.
- The National Archives is displaying the Emancipation Proclamation and hosting many events.