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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Explore all of the known published slave narratives, to better understand the [...] »
Explore slavery in America from nine thematic perspectives. [...] »
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Examine the role of African Americans in the Civilian Conservation Corps during [...] »
Watch J. Douglas Smith discuss the Massive Resistance policy enacted by U.S. [...] »
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