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
Analyze data to understand the impact of slavery on the colonies and nation. [...] »
Read the memoirs and letters of three 19th-century African American women on [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
Written primary sources only tell you so much. To learn about history that was [...] »
How to identify the author, audience, date, and message of historical posters. [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Answer these questions about memorials to the life and ideals of MLK. [...] »