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African American History Month Learning Resources

This collection of short videos recognizes the civil rights movement as ongoing struggle. [...] »

Peruse an extensive collection of pamphlets related to African-American life leading up to, during, and following the Civil War. [...] »

Meet the American men and women who traveled the South in the name of black/white equality. [...] »

Slavery in Canada? Who were these people? What were their lives like? [...] »

The fight against segregation and its discriminatory practices does not begin and end with Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education. [...] »

Frederick Douglass approached the abolition of slavery from within the confines of the Constitution. [...] »

Most African Americans (free or slaves) never joined the ranks of the Confederacy. Are there cases where individuals did? [...] »

Learn more about the Civil Rights Act of 1964. [...] »

For African American History Month, don't just focus on the heroes—use primary sources to explore the lives of ordinary people. [...] »

The obstacles and restraints on disposing of one's human "property." [...] »