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 [...] »
Read the books and poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar, internationally famous [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
How to identify the author, audience, date, and message of historical posters. [...] »
Did Northerners all respond the same way to Brown's infamous raid? Southerners? [...] »
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 [...] »