Free printable Black History Month worksheets: African American history lessons

Carter G. Woodson originated the idea of month devoted to African American history in 1926, but it wasn't until 50 years later when the first February Black History Month was observed, as part of the United States bicentennial in 1976. Here are free printable African American history lessons to teach students the importance of this auspicious celebration. Black History Month explores the history, culture, struggles and contributions of the black African diaspora (people who are displaced or forced to immigrate) in the US. Canada and UK observe African history month in October. Use these activities in your classroom or homeschool  Free printable Black History Month worksheets: African American history lessons |

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