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 FBI files on and watch interviews about Malcolm X, human and African [...] »
Jazz musician Lionel Hampton and the University of Idaho shared a rich [...] »
Which locations, open for visitation, are most relevant to the civil rights [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
How to identify the author, audience, date, and message of historical posters. [...] »
How do you engage students with primary sources and their community? Jasmine [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
These African American athletes drew crowds with their skill and determination [...] »
These African American civil rights activists affected more than the U.S. [...] »