Black History Month
Compiled by Mrs. Norige, Library Media Specialist
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African American Odyssey
The Library of Congress presents a history of African Americans in their pursuit for equality in America. Explore the slave trade, Underground Railroad, abolition, Civil War, reconstruction, Booker T. Washington, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II and the Civil Rights movement
An online mosaic of African-Amercian culture.
Africans in America - Judgment Day - Harriet Tubman
Brown vs. Board of Education
Encyclopedia Britannica's Guide to Black History
This site provides images, film an audio clips. Classroom activities and teacher guides are included.
Fight Hate and Promote Tolerance
A free teaching kit uses first person accounts and stirring dramatizations about Rosa Parks.
The History of Jim Crow
This site provides literature, eyewitness accounts, maps and image galleries that explore the segregation, disenfranchisement, and violence that lay at the heart of the Jim Crow experience. Lesson plans are available.
Integrating with All Deliberate Speed
This site features primary source photographs, speeches, and historical documents.
Librarian's Index to the Internet
Search for Black History
Library of Congress American Memory - Baseball and Jackie Robinson
Our Shared History: Celebrating African American History and Culture
This National Park Service sponsored site connects students with web pages about historic sites and monuments, many of them including photos and in-depth information.
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
Timeline history of segregation in the United States
Rosa Parks Library and Museum
Scholastic: Culture & Change: Black History in America
Slavery in America
Essays, lesson plans, etc.
We Shall Overcome
This site provides users with the National Register of Historic Places itinerary through 49 locations in 21 states, as well as the Selma-to-Montogomery Historic Trail.
What is Race?
This Public Broadcasting site explains what race is.