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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Jazz musician Lionel Hampton and the University of Idaho shared a rich [...] »
Read the books and poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar, internationally famous [...] »
Have you heard of musicians' unions? Learn about a 20th-century African [...] »
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Educators tour the NMAAHC exhibit "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox [...] »
Examine the role of African Americans in the Civilian Conservation Corps during [...] »
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Africa, Europe, and North America—mix, and serve. Explore the foods that [...] »
What do the objects in this 1954 editorial cartoon stand for? [...] »