African American History Month
February is African American History Month. Recognize the major historical figures and the everyday men, women, and children who made history.
February is African American History Month, and March is Women's History Month. Reading the work of African American women authors can give students a look into how these histories overlap. FIND OUT MORE »
Find primary sources for the month
See what life on the homefront and at war was like for African American [...] »
What role did runaway slaves and free African Americans play in the Second [...] »
View maps of Liberia acquired during efforts to restore freedmen to Africa. [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
Watch 4th-graders analyze cartoons about Virginia and Brown v. Board of [...] »
Historian Chandra Manning analyzes Civil War letters from black and white Union [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Equality requires more than a Proclamation. Try to answer these questions on [...] »