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
A chronology of African slavery, with links to other websites and useful [...] »
What was life like for freed slaves returned to Africa? Read letters to former [...] »
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How do you incorporate African American history in your teaching? African [...] »
Watch J. Douglas Smith discuss the Massive Resistance policy enacted by U.S. [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Equality requires more than a Proclamation. Try to answer these questions on [...] »
To each prophet, a certain way of speaking. Match civil rights leaders with [...] »