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
Slavery in colonial America was not an exclusively Southern institution. [...] »
The 46 first-person accounts on this website effectively chronicle slavery in [...] »
What was life like in abolitionist Frederick Douglass's home in Washington, DC [...] »
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A Cherokee Nation Supreme Court document reveals the fluidity of racial [...] »
Historian Chandra Manning analyzes Civil War letters from black and white Union [...] »
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What do the objects in this 1954 editorial cartoon stand for? [...] »