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
Examine segregation and desegregation through summaries and the court's [...] »
Pamphlets and documents from 1875 to 1900 highlight African American leaders [...] »
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A Cherokee Nation Supreme Court document reveals the fluidity of racial [...] »
Historian Chandra Manning analyzes Civil War letters from black and white Union [...] »
Educators tour the NMAAHC exhibit "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
These African American civil rights activists affected more than the U.S. [...] »
Answer these questions about memorials to the life and ideals of MLK. [...] »