Get resources for Black Lives Matter at School. Every year in February, educators across the country participate in a week of action to promote racial equity and to counter racism and xenophobia in our schools. Also check out lessons and resources for Black History Month from the NEA.
Biography.com Offers a written biography as well as photo gallery and video clips from the Biography television series. Students can take an online quiz to see how much they know about our first African American president.
News about Barack Obama, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
The Hall of Black Achievement An online gallery of famous African Americans, many with Massachusetts roots and ties: documentary filmmaker Henry Hampton, scholar W.E.B. Dubois, community organizer Melnea Cass and others. Sponsored by Bridgewater State University.
Each year, the American Library Association honors black authors and illustrators with the Coretta Scott King Awards. Past winners are listed online.
Boston African American National Historic Site :Take a virtual tour of Boston's Black Heritage Trail or link to online biographies, timelines and resources on local Black history. Topics on this site, hosted by the National Park Service, include the Underground Railroad, Blacks in the Civil War, and School Desegregation.
African American History: A directory to the resources of the Library of Congress related to African American history in the U.S. including an African American Pamphlet collection, slave narratives, and materials on Jackie Robinson and gospel music.