Michigan Education Association

Websites

Below is a list of Web sites that you can use in your classrooms with your students, parents and friends. Although the list is not all inclusive, the information contained herein has been developed to provide reliable resources, both printed and electronic, to help you to learn and teach students about the lives and accomplishments.

www.infoplease.com/spot/bhm1.html
A collection of features, biographies, reference links, civil rights timeline, quizzes and puzzles, and much more.

www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/BHM/AfroAm.html
A web site with links, interactive quiz, videoconferencing.

www.freedomcenter.org
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

http://cnnstudentnews.cnn.com/fyi/interactive/specials/bhm
Chasing the Dream: Exploring Black History Month—this is a site that contains interactive games, activities on legends, and innovators as well as a glossary and more.

www.theimageofblack.co.uk/
The Image of Black—Discovering the Hidden History

www.gale.com/free_resources/bhm
A free resource site on biographies, quizzes, timelines, activities and literature

http://www.blackhistory.com/
A community site dedicated to past influential and living black leaders and the history surrounding them.

http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/BHM/bh_hotlist.html
A large site with many links about Black History Month, slavery and history, leaders, news, and poetry.

http://www.britannica.com/Blackhistory/
Welcome to Encyclopædia Britannica's Guide to Black History.

http://blackquest.com/link.htm
African-American History, Culture, and Black Studies Resources.

http://www.biography.com/blackhistory/
Profiles of prominent African-American personalities, ranging from Civil Rights Activist Malcolm X to Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison.

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african/intro.html
A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History & Culture.

http://startsomething.target.com
A free program designed to help youth ages 8-17 find and follow their dreams that is sponsored by Target and Tiger Woods Foundation.

www.loc.gov/wiseguide/index-flash.html
A one-stop guide to U.S. History by the Library of Congress

www.historychannel.com/blackhistory
The History Channel celebrates Black History with various facts and information.

www.historychannel.com/blackhistory/?page=schedule
The History Channel’s schedule of Black History features throughout the month of February

www.blackfacts.com
An internet site for facts on black history

http://afroamhistory.about.com/
A variety of black history facts and notable persons in history

www.time.com/time/reports/blackhistory
Time celebrates Black History

www.creativefolk.com/toolkit/home.html
Provides various African American Studies toolkits for grades K-12

 

Updated: February 12, 2009 4:26 PM