"We should emphasize not Negro History, but the Negro in history. What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice." (http://ibitimes.com)
Origins of Black History Month
A history of Black History Month- including a 2 minute video about the month and its origins with black historian Carter G. Woodson.
Blog Post: Mining the Jewel of Black History Month by Emily Chiarello
A thoughtful post from a white teacher who changed her approach to teaching Black History Month and used it as a chance for investigation and celebration with her students.
African American History Month(Library of Congress, National Archives, NEH, NPS, Smithsonian, USHMM)"The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society. This site provides access to teacher materials, video, images and primary sources."Patriots of Color: A Peculiar Beauty and Merit"Between 20 and 40 colonists of the approximately 4,000 who fought on the Battle Road on April 19, 1775, were African or Native American. By the end of the war, an estimated 5,500 African and Native American men had served on the colonial side. Groundbreaking research by George Quintal, Jr. in his 2002 Patriots of Color report about African and Native Americans at Battle Road and Bunker Hill¹ provides the significant historical detail upon which the National Park Service can begin to bring this story to light."