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African American History Month Learning Resources

How was the 1955–1956 Montgomery Bus Boycott covered in Montgomery? Take a look with this archive from a Montgomery newspaper! [...] »

Does your textbook make Reconstruction sound simple? Explore the real pain and complexity of Reconstruction with primary sources focusing on the Carolinas. [...] »

Wisconsin teachers, bring the Civil Rights Movement home to your students with this archive of primary sources. [...] »

What does it mean to be an American? Answer this question through the lens of African American experience. [...] »

Textbooks describe segregation in a few pages, but these artists share complicated, personal views of how segregation looked and felt. [...] »

Close observation and an inquisitive mind are all the tools you need to start analyzing primary sources! Teachers model analyzing works of art. [...] »

Who was Dred Scott, and what was the significance of his case? [...] »

Slavery in colonial America was not an exclusively Southern institution. [...] »

What connections do documents related to the Jackie Robinson Testimonial Dinner in 1962 make between these two men? [...] »

What was life like in abolitionist Frederick Douglass's home in Washington, DC? The NPS takes a look. [...] »