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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Watch 4th-graders analyze cartoons about Virginia and Brown v. Board of [...] »
Historian Chandra Manning analyzes Civil War letters from black and white Union [...] »
How do factors such as race and ethnicity shape young peoples’ perspectives the [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Equality requires more than a Proclamation. Try to answer these questions on [...] »
These African American civil rights activists affected more than the U.S. [...] »
Answer these questions about memorials to the life and ideals of MLK. [...] »