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
Consider assigning contextual reports on the lives of individual slaves. [...] »
Slavery in colonial America was not an exclusively Southern institution. [...] »
How did the Protestant Church become central to Southern African American [...] »
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What do slave receipts reveal? Ever considered using similar documents to teach? [...] »
In the struggle for women's suffrage, how did African American women represent [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
What do the objects in this 1954 editorial cartoon stand for? [...] »
To each prophet, a certain way of speaking. Match civil rights leaders with [...] »