Community Resources

Community Resources

Reading Lists and Topic Guides

Juneteenth Reading List from the National Museum of African American History and Culture

The History of the Black Community in Tucson from the Pima County Public Library

Black History in Tucson and the American Southwest from the Pima County Public Library

Historical Documents

The Emancipation Proclamation, issued on January 1, 1863 by Abraham Lincoln

General Order No. 3, issued on June 19, 1865 by Major General Gordon Granger

What to the Slave is the Fourth of July, delivered on July 5, 1852 by Frederick Douglass

There are many Black-owned businesses in Tucson that serve the community in a variety of ways. Use the website Blax Friday to search for black stores, restaurants, doctors, realtors, non-profits, and more.