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Resources for Students and Teachers from the University of Illinois Extension
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African American Heritage Teaching Resources

African American Heritage Teaching Resources | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
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Black History Month: Country's First Black-Owned Newspaper Started In NYC

Black History Month: Country's First Black-Owned Newspaper Started In NYC | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
Black History Month: Country’s First Black-Owned Newspaper Started In NYC
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This Day in History-Black History Month Edition: February 15th

This Day in History-Black History Month Edition: February 15th | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
The world said goodbye to Nat King Cole, and barring of 5-year-old Sarah Roberts from an all-white Boston school would eventually lead to th…
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Black History Month: National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, opening on the national Mall in 2015.
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Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site

Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it

A young boy grows up in a time of segregation…A dreamer is moved by destiny into leadership of the modern civil rights movement…This was Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Rep. John Lewis on standing together with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Rep. John Lewis on standing together with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
Where does the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stand today? Dr. King was like an older brother to Congressman John Lewis, one of King's protégés in the Civil Rights movement.
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Two Tuskegee Airmen Die at Home on Same Day

Two Tuskegee Airmen Die at Home on Same Day | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it

Two members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen have died in Los Angeles. Relatives say Clarence E. Huntley Jr. and Joseph Shambrey, both 91, died last Monday in their Los Angeles homes.

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Sycamore Tree planted at the Capitol in memory of Emmett Till

Sycamore Tree planted at the Capitol in memory of Emmett Till | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
Teen's murder in Mississippi in 1955 is credited with sparking the Civil Rights movement
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Attorney general pick Loretta Lynch would be first black woman in post

Attorney general pick Loretta Lynch would be first black woman in post | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
President Obama will nominate Loretta Lynch, the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, to replace Eric H. Holder Jr. as attorney general, the White House said Friday, a historic choice that would make her the first black woman to hold the post.
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Striking photos reveal hidden history of black Britons in the Victorian era

Striking photos reveal hidden history of black Britons in the Victorian era | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
Rare photographs of Black Britons in the late 19th and early 20th century are on display at Rivington Place, London.
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African American Registry

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An encyclopedia of African American people and heritage. Search by keyword, category or by name.

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NYC auctioneer thrilled Rosa Parks items have new home

NYC auctioneer thrilled Rosa Parks items have new home | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
Purchase of Rosa Parks' archival materials ends NYC auctioneer's 8-year quest.
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From Emmett Till to Barack Obama - Photo Essays

From Emmett Till to Barack Obama - Photo Essays | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
The civil rights movement culminates in the election of America's first black president
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Library of Congress: African American History

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The Library of Congress celebrates the contributions of African Americans throughout U.S. history.'
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Carter G. Woodson, The Father of Black History Month

Carter G. Woodson, The Father of Black History Month | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
The origins of Black History Month back to 1926, when a historian named Carter G. Woodson spearheaded “Negro History Week.”
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National Park Service: African American Heritage

National Park Service: African American Heritage | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
The National Park Service celebrates African American Heritage throughout the year. Visit a multitude of park sites dedicated to African American history and culture. View Museum exhibits, go on a travel itinerary, or read indepth histories and interviews of famous African Americans and how they shaped the United States.
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14 Books to Read This Black History Month

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February is not only Black History Month, but it is also the month when many titles by Black authors are released. 

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Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The Top 20 Most Searched African Americans in 2014 - The Root

The Top 20 Most Searched African Americans in 2014 - The Root | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
These are the celebrities, athletes and everyday people who sent us to the Internet looking for answers.
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The mysterious images of Hugh Mangum

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A 21st century photographer is on a quest to uncover the identities of portrait subjects in Jim Crow South
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Pictures of African Americans During World War II

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Pictures of African Americans During World War II
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Black History Month: Black History

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Find out more about the history of Black History Month, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. 

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Q&A: The Mis-Education Of African-American Girls

Q&A: The Mis-Education Of African-American Girls | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
A new report digs through the research and finds a daunting list of challenges facing black girls in the classroom.
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Why Is MLK's 'Dream' Speech Protected by Copyright?

Why Is MLK's 'Dream' Speech Protected by Copyright? | Black History Month Resources | Scoop.it
Use of Martin Luther King Jr.'s
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