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Black History Month

General Information and Reference Material


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Dr. Martin Luther King
A comprehensive listing of high quality sites about Dr. King, especially for educators. From your About.com guide.

African Americans in Science
Biographies, links, essays, and databases to help you gain relevant information.

African American History and Culture
An illustrated guide from the Library of Congress.

African American Mosaic
Another great resource from the Library of Congress. For the study of Black history and culture.

Afro-American Almanac
Includes biographies, games, books, history, issues, and folk tales.

Art of African Masks
Lots of images to explore the beauty of African art.

Black History Month
A great site for teachers with quizzes, timelines, and more.

Black Scientists and Inventors
A searchable database from the Detroit Public Library.

Civil Rights Act of 1964
Learn all about this landmark legislation.

Historic Contributions of Black Scientists and Engineers
A brief and to-the-point synopsis of the accomplishments of Blacks in technology.

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
An informative site made by second graders in New York.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
The home page for the oldest Civil Rights group in the U.S.

National Civil Rights Museum
Take an interactive tour of this museum, from the comfort of your computer.

Sojourner Truth
An amazing person who asked, "Ain't I a Woman?"

Thurgood Marshall
A look at this first African American Supreme Court Justice.

Timeline of Heroes
From MSNBC.com. A beautiful look at Dr. King, Nelson Mandela, and Muhammed Ali.

Underground Railroad
A high quality multi-sensory experience brought to you and your students by National Geographic.

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