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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What does it mean to be an American? Answer this question through the lens of [...] »
Textbooks are silent about defining race and racism, even though the modern [...] »
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Can you trust a biography? Historian Tiya Miles analyzes an 1869 biography 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 [...] »
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These African American civil rights activists affected more than the U.S. [...] »