rosa.JPGFebruary is Black History Month in the US, and this is a great time to learn about African American leaders and heritage. Here are a few resources and activities to get you started!


Frederick Douglas – American Visionary online museum exhibit chronicles the history of Douglass, his ideas, and his influences.

American Slave Narratives:  An Online Anthology a collection of interviews with former slaves who discuss their lives before and after freedom. The site features photos and RealAudio sound clips from one of the original interviews.

Coloring Pages

Rosa Parks

Martin Luther King, Jr

George Washington Carver

Jackie Robinson

Sparkling African Collar Necklace transform an ordinary paper plate into stylish ethnic jewelry.