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Resources for Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements, inventions, and more by African Americans, recognizing their central role in U.S. history. 

Are you looking to teach your kids about Black History Month? These resources, books, and fun activities can help you educate your family and celebrate all month. 

Resources 

  • Black History Month from National Geographic Kids - National Geographic shares what Black History Month is and kid-friendly ways to celebrate. 

  • Teaching Your Child About Black History by Nefertiti Austin - Austin shares tips to help you and your kids connect with Black history, including books, discussions, and information on historical Black figures. 

  • Black History Month resources from American Chemical Society - The American Chemical Society has a variety of resources for caregivers, kids, and teachers, including videos on notable Black chemists. 

  • Famous Black Inventors from Biography - Learn about notable Black inventors responsible for some of the world’s greatest technological and social advancements.

  • 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic Curriculum/Educator Activity Guide from Rebel Girls - This 10-page guide dives in to assisting educators with activities relating to Black girl magic and reinforces themes of resilience, perseverance, boldness, creativity and innovation.

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