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
An assemblage of more than 80 photographs and postcards of lynchings, from the [...] »
See what life on the homefront and at war was like for African American [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
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!
Equality requires more than a Proclamation. Try to answer these questions on [...] »
In the early 20th century, the new music recording industry embraced hundreds [...] »