Exhibit: Black History Month 2013-02-08 February is Black History Month. Accordingly, the library's entry display case on the 1st floor features library resources related to African American history. Also featured are a poster of famous Black Americans, a copy of Gerald Ford's 1976 proclamation recognizing Black History Month, the text of the 1986 Congressional joint resolution recognizing the month, and President Barack Obama's 2013 Proclamation.