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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Showcases more than 1,230 images depicting the enslavement of Africans, the [...] »
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Written primary sources only tell you so much. To learn about history that was [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Answer these questions about memorials to the life and ideals of MLK. [...] »
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