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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Read FBI files on and watch interviews about Malcolm X, human and African [...] »
150 oral history interviews and 16 collections of documents address the Civil [...] »
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Can you trust a biography? Historian Tiya Miles analyzes an 1869 biography of [...] »
How do the buildings and artifacts at Mount Vernon reflect the lives of the [...] »
Put your knowledge to the test!
Equality requires more than a Proclamation. Try to answer these questions on [...] »
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