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
Learn about Jefferson's forgotten descendants, children of his slave mistress. [...] »
Local history teaches about slavery, emancipation, and freedom in Northern [...] »
What was health care like during segregation? [...] »
Browse strategies and lesson plans
Historian Chandra Manning analyzes Civil War letters from black and white Union [...] »
Can you trust a biography? Historian Tiya Miles analyzes an 1869 biography of [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Answer these questions about memorials to the life and ideals of MLK. [...] »
Equality requires more than a Proclamation. Try to answer these questions on [...] »