Last updated: Aug 21, 2018
Read about the Library of Congress’s partnership with the National Museum of African American History and Culture to bring a newly-found treasure of African-American history to light. Plus: finding exploring family histories, celebrating Frederick Douglass’ birthday, hearing the voices of slavery online, and more.
Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month in the U.S., is an annual observance in Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and the United States. It began as a way for remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora.
Black History Month is observed every February in the United States. Learn about the history of Black History Month, read biographies of famous African Americans, try our quizzes and crosswords, find stats and facts about African Americans, and more.
Half a century earlier, when Carter G. Woodson had the same frustration, he set the foundation for what would become today’s national Black History Month, observed each February.
Black History Month is a perfect time to expand your students’ African-American knowledge using warm-ups, reading passages with writing activities, and a wordsearch. Maniac Magee Literature Guide In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Americans have recognized black history annually since 1926, first as «Negro History Week» and later as «Black History Month.»What you might not know is that black history had barely begun to be studied-or even documented-when the tradition originated.
Celebrate Black History Month, February 2019. Inspire, honor, and celebrate African-American achievement plus promote kindness in your schools, churches, and …
Black History Month Ends, African History Season Continues. Before the recent African History Month had ended, there were stories in the press about the white-washing, diversifying… Read More 0 …
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Black History Month is a month set aside to learn, honor, and celebrate the achievements of black men and women throughout history. Since its inception, Black History Month …
February marks Black History Month, a tribute to African-American men and women who have made significant contributions to America and the rest of the world in the fields of science, politics, law
Black History Month is a holiday which is celebrated every February in the U.S. And Canada and in October in the U.K. It’s an important month for remembering important people, events and achievements of African diaspora.