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(Updated on 17/01/2017)


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  • 'I Wanted to Come and Honor Them': Lynching Memorial Open in US - Text + Audio + Pictures - 26 April 2018
    "Thousands of black people in America were murdered between the end of the Civil War in 1865 and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Some were hanged or shot.
    Others were beaten to death or burned alive. Now, a museum and memorial has opened to remember that dark time in American history."


    The National Memorial for Peace and Justice is seen, it's a new memorial that is opening
    to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings on Monday, April 23, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala.
    The Memorial and Justice and the Legacy Museum opens on April 26.

  • New Government Data Show Greater Ethnic, Racial Difference in US - Text + Audio - 23 June 2017
    "The U.S. is becoming more diverse with increases in Hispanic and Asian populations.
    While all groups grew, non-Hispanic white people increased the least."


  • Why Was February Chosen for Black History Month?

  • Uncut Funk: the internet's funkiest museum of black culture - Article + Photos - 11 October 2016
    "It’s free, open 24/7 and contains a magnificent archive of African-American culture ranging from afros to blaxploitation movies.
    Is the Museum of Uncut Funk a step ahead of the new Smithsonian?"



  • CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT - Article + Video
    "Find out more about the history of Civil Rights Movement, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more..."





  • Then to Now - interactive
    - Black History Month reflects on and honors the African-American experience from the times of slavery through the present.

    "Everywhere you look, black culture, talent and expression have played an enormous role in shaping America’s past and present."

  • Milestones in Black History
    "African Americans and their contributions to American society and culture are honored each February with Black History Month.  Since arriving in America in 1619 as slaves, African Americans have fought for their independence and to be seen as equals.  These struggles have produced many historical icons and events that make all Americans proud..."
    - with "a chronological list of many events that shaped black history and some information about the brave men and women who led the way for today’s generation."

  • Black History in America
    "Meet famous African Americans, listen to jazz music, publish your own writing, and explore history with our interactive timeline."


  • Black History Timeline
    "Follow Black History through the years on this interactive timeline of desegregation."


  • African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship - A Library of Congress online exhibit. (
    "This exhibition explores the African-American quest for equality through nine chronological periods from the early national period through the twentieth century. Using more than 240 items from the collections, the site documents the struggles and courage of blacks faced with adverse circumstances who overcame the odds to fully participate in all aspects of American society. The exhibit includes a wide array of important and rare books, government documents, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, plays, films, and recordings..."
    (Education World)

  • Black History Month
    History and Timelines / Contemporary Issues / Special Features / Holidays / Education / Awards / Quizzes & Crosswords /
    Other Resources / Almanac and Reference Links



  • American History - PowerPoint Presentations
    Explorers - Civil War - Government - Native Americans - Industrial/Immigration - Geography - Colonial Times - Great Depression - Patriotic Symbols -
    Revolutionary War - Civil Rights - Multicultural - Western Expansion - World Wars - Many More

  • Human Rights + Declaration of Human Rights - simplified text
    Universal Declaration of Human Rights - full text
    Discrimination and human rights

    (CBBC Newsround)

  • Civil Rights - A Timeline of African-American History (



  • Obama honours civil rights music - 10 February 2010
    "The music of the civil rights movement has been celebrated with a performance at the White House last night.
    The president spoke of his great debt of gratitude towards the campaign against racial segregation in the US."



  • Rise and Fall of Jim Crow - with an interactive timeline, interactive maps, tools, activities...
    "Jim Crow was not a person, yet affected the lives of millions of people.
    Named after a popular 19th-century minstrel song that stereotyped African Americans, "Jim Crow" came to personify the system of government-sanctioned racial oppression and segregation in the United States."
  • Black History Month Theme Unit (Edhelper) :
    Crossword Puzzle - Stories and Biographies - Mazes - Spelling and Vocabulary - Famous African Americans / Biographies