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
Infoplease.com 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 History.com. See Black History Maps, Icons, and Facts. This site is packed with information.
Celebrate Black History Month with Biography.com… 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 TeacherVision.com 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!
Kaboose.com has a great list of appropriate sites for your kids to check out and learn about Black History Month. A great place to visit!
FamilyEducation.com 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.