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African American History Month

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 »

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Photos. Portraits of inductees.

Meet 30 influential African Americans who contributed across a wide variety of [...] »

Photo, Children on fence eating watermelon, 4th quarter of the 19th cent., VCU.

What might your life have been like as an African American in Virginia c. 1900? [...] »

Image, Jefferson's Blood: The Jefferson Enigma, WGBH educational foundation.

Learn about Jefferson's forgotten descendants, children of his slave mistress. [...] »

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Educators tour the NMAAHC exhibit "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox [...] »

Painting, John Brown, 1867, Thomas S. Noble, NYPL Digital Gallery

Did Northerners all respond the same way to Brown's infamous raid? Southerners? [...] »

Photo, Student opening night, Jasmine Alinder

How do you engage students with primary sources and their community? Jasmine [...] »

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Photo, jacob lawrence notebook, September 21, 2010, jimmiehomeschoolmom, Flickr

What can artistic renderings tell us about the Great Migration? [...] »

Photo, "Sweet Potato Pie," February 27, 2006, monkeycat!, Flickr

Africa, Europe, and North America—mix, and serve. Explore the foods that [...] »

Photo, Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, […] William P. Gottlieb, Library of Congress

In the early 20th century, the new music recording industry embraced hundreds [...] »

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