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African American History Month Learning Resources

Begin your exploration of African American history with this web portal, leading out to more than 400 websites. [...] »

An extensive glimpse into slave life and the history of slavery in the United States. [...] »

Immerse yourself in the historical struggle for the African American vote in Mississippi. [...] »

Read FBI files on and watch interviews about Malcolm X, human and African American rights activist. [...] »

Explore the politics, neighborhoods, culture, and arts of Harlem. [...] »

Do you think armed resistance is a justifiable reaction to racism? Explore Rob William's motives. [...] »

Who exactly were the Black Panthers? Explore the history and memories of the Seattle chapter. [...] »

What was life like for freed slaves returned to Africa? Read letters to former owners. [...] »

Experience selected artworks by African American artist Jacob Lawrence while learning about his life. [...] »

Access more than 5,000 biographies, maps, and images relevant to African American history. [...] »