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
Hear 12 renowned speeches by African Americans, including Marcus Garvey's only [...] »
Examine the events which led to and the aftermath of Brown v. Board of [...] »
Pamphlets and documents from 1875 to 1900 highlight African American leaders [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
How do the speeches of Sojourner Truth and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper differ [...] »
Did Northerners all respond the same way to Brown's infamous raid? Southerners? [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
What do the objects in this 1954 editorial cartoon stand for? [...] »
To each prophet, a certain way of speaking. Match civil rights leaders with [...] »