Black History Month

African American History For Kids

Time for Kids: Black History Month
Black History Month reflects on and honors the African-American experience from the times of slavery through the present

Homework: Black History
Websites, Info Guides and Books about black history from the Indianapolis Public Library

Black History Month News
News about Black History from ABC News

Fact Monster: Black History Month
Black History timeline, biographies, holidays and quizzes

Nick Jr.: Black History
Black History hero cards and coloring pages

Black History: 28 Unknown Facts
Little known facts of black history

Black History for Kids
Are you interested in learning about Black History? Here are some kid-friendly websites you should not miss!

Connecting Kids with Black History
Teaching children about the historical accomplishments and struggles of African Americans benefits everyone.

The Underground Railroad
Punctuated with audio sound clips, this site provides an overview of the Underground Railroad to freedom. Choose your path in this interactive adventure: remain as a slave or try to escape to Canada.

African American World
Play games, send E-cards and meet kids.

Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech
Speech delivered 28 August 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.

Favorite Books for Black History Month
The following are some of our favorite books for Black History Month (and anytime!). Some describe our different histories while others show the joys and challenges that are shared by children of all colors as they learn and grow.

Scholastic Kids Press Corp: Black History Month
Stories by kid reporters recognizing the achievements and accomplishments of African American leaders in this country.