Archives: Black History Month

The Mutiny on the Amistad

Rising Up: the Talladega murals – Lesson Plan and Digital Student Guide

Lesson Plan

On a moonless night in July 1839, several enslaved Africans unshackled themselves and crept up to the deck of La Amistad where they attacked and…read more

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Underground Railroad by Hale Woodruff

Black History Month resources for the classroom


Underground Railroad Scene by Hale Woodruff courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution Commemorate Black History Month in your classroom with 20 lesson plans and resources that…read more

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Black History Month teaching resources


Celebrate Black History Month in your classroom this February with 17 lesson plans and resources that cover topics ranging from important civil rights anniversaries to…read more

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The Harlem Renaissance – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Daniella K. Garran, Marston Mills, Mass. Subject(s) English, Social Studies, Art Estimated Time Two 45 or 60 minute class periods with several nights of…read more

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Filmmaker Explores Meaning of Black History Month


Every February, students across the country learn about the contributions and stories of African-Americans during Black History Month. This year, a new film called “More…read more

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