Black History on the Web

Use this page to celebrate Black History all year long, not just during February, with information on influential black Americans and important dates.

Links for students

Family Education Network: Martin Luther King, Jr. - rich in links and details.  Includes quizzes, articles and links to other black history web sites.

Rosa Parks Library and Museum - stories of early civil-rights leaders, including Rosa Parks

Easy to read sites on other African-Americans - includes activites, too!

Encyclopaedia Britannica's Guide to Black History

African-American Odyssey - From the Library of Congress

African-American History and Culture  - From The Smithsonian

Archive of African American Music & Culture (AAAMC) - Indiana University

Negro Baseball Leagues

Amistad Research Center

Biography on Black History by A&E

African American Military History - provides historical info about the roles blacks have played in the US Military

The African-American Mosaic - online exhibit by the Library of Congress.  Covers nearly 500 years of black history.

Africans in America - companion to PBS 1998 series chronicles America's journey through slavery.  Includes a teachers guide

African American World - by PBS

Underground Railroad Freedom Center - Excellent site - also includes teacher resources

National Geographic's Underground Railroad

The History Channel's Black History Month Index

Links for teachers

Gayle's Preschool Rainbow: Black History Theme - use early childhood education activities and lesson plans

Last modified: Monday, December 23, 2013, 3:32 PM