Welcome to the Black Heritage Library & Multicultural Center
The mission of the Black Heritage Library & Multicultural Center is to promote appreciation and understanding of cultural diversity to build harmony and unity among people of different races, cultural heritage and ethnic background. The organization was founded by Nina Sherard – Parker under the auspice, guidance and support of her beloved mother – the late Stella Mae Sherard in 1982. The Library is now a specialized lending library and teaching museum. The Library offers cultural competency training to businesses and governmental agencies, and outreach services to schools, colleges, and the public at large.