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
Investigate racial issues during and after the Civil War through letters, [...] »
View maps of Liberia acquired during efforts to restore freedmen to Africa. [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
A Cherokee Nation Supreme Court document reveals the fluidity of racial [...] »
In the struggle for women's suffrage, how did African American women represent [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
People can identify (some of) the words of Martin Luther King Jr. Can you place [...] »
In the early 20th century, the new music recording industry embraced hundreds [...] »