BLACK HISTORY MONTH

 

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

– Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

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(Keep scrolling through the clips at the bottom, there are more to the right)

kids!

How to Celebrate Black History Month With Your Children

Travel Blogger, Mama of Two, and Homeschooling hero, Ashley Corinne, shares how parents can celebrate Black History Month (all year round) with little learners through engaging activities & age-appropriate conversations. Click for more info.

National Geographic Kids - African American Heroes

National Geographic Kids has compiled short biographies on 15 Black Americans worth knowing more about. Click for more info.

Movie Night!

Freedom Summer, 2014. 93% rating on IMDB.  A PBS documentary. One of the most incendiary and controversial episodes of the Civil Rights Movement is recounted in this documentary. Using archival footage, director Stanley Nelson tells the story of the Freedom Summer of 1964, when more than 700 out-of-state volunteers descended on Mississippi to register black voters. They met with fierce resistance from local law enforcement and the Ku Klux Klan, who resorted to intimidation, assault and murder to try to scare off the outsiders.

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