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 »
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Does your textbook make Reconstruction sound simple? Explore the real pain and [...] »
Peruse an extensive collection of pamphlets related to African-American life [...] »
Presents the life and work of black activist Marcus Garvey, leader of the [...] »
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Watch 4th-graders analyze cartoons about Virginia and Brown v. Board of [...] »
Did Northerners all respond the same way to Brown's infamous raid? Southerners? [...] »
Trying to promote more productive and engaging discussions? [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
These African American civil rights activists affected more than the U.S. [...] »
What do the objects in this 1954 editorial cartoon stand for? [...] »