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
Experience selected artworks by African American artist Jacob Lawrence while [...] »
What was life like in abolitionist Frederick Douglass's home in Washington, DC [...] »
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Written primary sources only tell you so much. To learn about history that was [...] »
Educators tour the NMAAHC exhibit "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
What do the objects in this 1954 editorial cartoon stand for? [...] »
These African American civil rights activists affected more than the U.S. [...] »