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Resources: Black History Month

Since February is “Black History Month,” we’d like to help you teach your family about the people and events from Black History. Check out our fun, interactive and motivating resources. From the past to the present… there is much to learn.

Since February is “Black History Month,” we’d like to help you teach your family about the people and events from Black History. We’ve compiled some fun, interactive and motivating resources to help broaden your perspective. From the past to the present… there is much to learn!

Black History Month General Information features the history, timelines, biographies, quotations, trivia… you name it… from Black History. Find games, quizzes, contemporary issues, and plenty of family education ideas.

Read about Black History Milestones and Features on See Black History Maps, Icons, and Facts. This site is packed with information.

Celebrate Black History Month with… Read all about President Barack Obama, Martin Luther King, Jr. and more! They have a fabulous interactive timeline, games, videos and you can even visit the Apollo Theater online!

Teaching Your Kids About Black History Month

Visit From art to technology, there are activities to connect Black history with every subject. There are slideshows, printable worksheets, lesson plans and more.

Time Magazine is helping kids learn about the importance of Black History Month. They can travel through time and visit interactive milestones, play games, get help with their homework and more!

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Recommended for You has a great list of appropriate sites for your kids to check out and learn about Black History Month. A great place to visit! is full of activities and resources to help children learn about Black History Month. Download printables and coloring pages for kids, take quizzes, find activities, and read articles about the historic struggle for civil rights.

Black History Month on TV

This month is packed with exciting features about extraordinary African Americans from the past to the present. Don’t miss the following programs:

This site has a great schedule for BET, HBO, PBS and FOX throughout the month of February. There are shows and specials to help commemorate Black History Month.

On February 11th from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. PBS will air In Performance at The White House "A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement." Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Seal, Smokey Robinson and the Blind Boys of Alabama will be performing.

On February 26th at 8:00 p.m. Fox will air The NAACP Image Awards. The Image Awards honors top performers in music, movies, and television.


MamaResources: Black History Month

February is “Black History Month,” a time to commemorate African Americans who have changed the world. From the past to the present… there is much to learn!

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Smithsonian Education Women’s History Resources. Navigate through an interactive gallery and explore photographs of some of twentieth-century America’s famous and influential women.

Black History Month Book Recommendations

Book Recommendations: Black History Month

Starting with picture books for younger kids leading up to books for teens, take a look at the books we recommend reading during Black History Month.

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Book Recommendations: Black History Month

February is Black History Month and I have a list of book recommendations for your family.

Featured Blogs: History News Network

History is inescapable. Who we are and how we react to events depends, to a great extent, on our past. The History News Network, a non-profit corporation, hopes to remind Americans of the complexity of history. Gil Troy blogs for the HNN and writes about current political happenings in context of history. HNN believes history is complicated and thus open their work to people of all political persuasions.

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