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
Read the memoirs and letters of three 19th-century African American women on [...] »
An extensive glimpse into slave life and the history of slavery in the United [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
Educators tour the NMAAHC exhibit "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox [...] »
How do you engage students with primary sources and their community? Jasmine [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Answer these questions about memorials to the life and ideals of MLK. [...] »