Black History Month or African American History Month is meant to recognize and celebrate the achievements of African Americans and their important role in United States History. This year the Black History Month theme is "Black Health and Wellness". You can read more about the origins of Black History here.
If you are an educator or simply interested in learning more, here are some Black History Month resources.
- Black History Month: Teaching The Complete History
- 6 Teaching Tools for Black History Month
- Do's and Don'ts of Teaching Black History
- Black History Month Teaching Resources
- Biography: Black History
If you work in an educational setting you've noticed that the term critical race theory has been in the headlines. I think it is important to remember that teaching history is not critical race theory. The video below explains what critical race theory is.
And finally here's a tweet that brings me joy. My appreciation for educators teaching history even when it's hard.