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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Learn more about the Civil Rights Act of 1964. [...] »
Listen to African American Blues from the Fort Valley Music Festivals of 1938- [...] »
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This Constitution Day, the National Endowment for the Humanities asks, how is [...] »
Educators tour the NMAAHC exhibit "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox [...] »
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Put your knowledge to the test!
These African American civil rights activists affected more than the U.S. [...] »
To each prophet, a certain way of speaking. Match civil rights leaders with [...] »