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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Consider assigning contextual reports on the lives of individual slaves. [...] »
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How do factors such as race and ethnicity shape young peoples’ perspectives the [...] »
How do you incorporate African American history in your teaching? African [...] »
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These African American civil rights activists affected more than the U.S. [...] »