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More Than A Month: Celebrating Black History In The Classroom

With these digital resources, GPB and PBS highlight the past and present accomplishments of African Americans and extend this study to more than a month.

January 11, 2018

The Civil Rights Virtual Learning Journey Now Available

This virtual collection invites students into an engaging exploration of the Civil Rights Movement.

September 13, 2017

Teaching Black History: Resources For All Ages

Black History Month is celebrated each year in the United States during the month of February to coincide with the birthday of President Abraham Lincoln on February 12 and Frederick Douglass on February 14.

February 1, 2017

New PBS Documentary Examines African-American Life Since MLK

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, a two-part, four-hour documentary series hosted, executive produced and written by Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will premiere on GPB.

November 10, 2016

Last Minute Black History Month Arts Events

Black History month is almost over. Along with museum exhibits, school programs and parades, the performing arts offer a way to learn about and experience African American culture in a rich way....

February 21, 2013

Black History Month 2013

February is Black History month. Some say that this special month is no longer necessary because African American history should be taught throughout the year. That argument minimizes the historic...

February 1, 2013

Dr. Warren M. Washington: Atmospheric Researcher and Living Legend

February is Black History Month, and it is also a wonderful time for me to spotlight a remarkable atmospheric scientist and climate researcher. His name is Dr. Warren M. Washington, and his...

February 20, 2012