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 [...] »
Local history teaches about slavery, emancipation, and freedom in Northern [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
How do you engage students with primary sources and their community? Jasmine [...] »
Can you trust a biography? Historian Tiya Miles analyzes an 1869 biography of [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
To each prophet, a certain way of speaking. Match civil rights leaders with [...] »
These African American civil rights activists affected more than the U.S. [...] »