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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Frederick Douglass approached the abolition of slavery from within the confines [...] »
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Use autobiographies to deconstruct views of slavery and historical heroes. [...] »
Watch 4th-graders analyze cartoons about Virginia and Brown v. Board of [...] »
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These African American civil rights activists affected more than the U.S. [...] »
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