Resources for Black History Month

February is Black History Month. Here some of the many resources on IMPACT News to help students investigate African American history. Check the archives for many more!


Women in African American History – Bessie Coleman, Ruby Bridges, and Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett

Three African Americans Who Made a Difference – Mae Jemison, Thurgood Marshall, and Lisa Leslie

African American Heroes of the American Revolution – Salem Poor, Phillis Wheatley, and Cyrus Bustill

Grades 2-3

Elizabeth Jennings Graham and the fight to desegregate New York City public transportaion

The Greensboro Sit-Ins – how students led a movement against segregation

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett and her fight against coronavirus

Grades 4-5

Historically Black Colleges and Universities – a look at America’s oldest Black colleges and universities

Carter G. Woodson and his efforts to teach African American History

African American women of NASA – honoring the contributions to the space race of Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Dorothy Vaughan.

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