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
The textbook is examined as one source among many, rather than a final [...] »
Learn about Jefferson's forgotten descendants, children of his slave mistress. [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
A Cherokee Nation Supreme Court document reveals the fluidity of racial [...] »
How to identify the author, audience, date, and message of historical posters. [...] »
Educators tour the NMAAHC exhibit "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
People can identify (some of) the words of Martin Luther King Jr. Can you place [...] »