Caribbean American Heritage Month 2024

Caribbean-American Heritage Month 2024

Caribbean American Heritage Month in June celebrates the rich culture and heritage of Caribbean Americans. Learn more about their many contributions and influences on the United States of America with the resources, booklists, and websites on this page. (You must have a library card that starts with a 4 to access databases on this page outside of a Library location.)


PPLD Resources

  • Countries & Cultures Subject Guide

    Use this guide as a starting place for finding information about countries and cultures from around the world within our collection at Pikes Peak Library District.

  • CultureGrams (all ages)

    Experience the diverse cultures of the world through information on more than 200 countries. 

  • Cities of the World  

    A compilation of current information on cultural, geographic, and political conditions in 193 countries and their cities covering six continents, based on the Department of State's Post Reports. Maps and photos of many cities included. 

  • Mango Languages  

    Celebrate the rich diversity of languages spoken throughout the Caribbean by learning a new language using Mango Languages. From Haitian Creole, Dutch, French, Spanish, and more! There are more than 70 languages to choose from including English as a Second Language (ESL).  

  • Gale: Biography in Context  

    Discover and learn about influential people from the Caribbean.  

  • Magazine & Newspaper Subject Guide 

    Research Caribbean American influence and history using one of PPLD’s many newspaper databases. Here are a few places you can start: 

  • 19th Century U.S. Newspapers   

    Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers provides an as-it-happened window to events, culture, and daily life in nineteenth-century America. With 1.8 million pages available, the collection features publications of all kinds, from the political party newspapers at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the mammoth dailies that shaped the nation at the century's end. 

  • Access World News 

    This comprehensive news collection covers issues and events at the local, regional, national, and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts, and videos.  

  • Newspaper Archive 

    Newspaper Archive contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1607 to present. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content. 

  • U.S. Major Dailies 

    U.S. Major Dailies provides access to The New York Times, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune. The current day’s content is available by 8 a.m. each day. 


  • Caribbean Spirit (Google Arts and Culture) 

    In this engaging resource, scroll to explore some of the notable contributions and influences of Caribbean people on Black history and culture in America. 

  • Caribbean American Heritage Month (National Archives) 

    The National Archives has a wide variety of records relating to the history of Caribbean Americans. Explore these records through the National Archives Catalog and additional resources on  

  • Caribbean American Heritage Month (Institute of Caribbean Studies) 

    Explore Caribbean American history, life, and culture through resources provided by the Institute of Caribbean Studies.  

  • Caribbean American Heritage Month: Caribbean History and Culture (U.S. Department of Interior) 

    Learn about the history of Caribbean American Heritage Month and find an overview of Caribbean food and culture.