This is a good resource to use if you are building your list of African American politicians, musicians, and athletes to study during the month of February.
“There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside you” – Zora Neale Hurston
Like so many of my peers, I can remember the moment I decided to become a teacher. My moment came during my sophomore year in high school when I first … Continue reading
Google kicks off its celebration of Black History Month marking the birthday of Harlem Renaissance icon, James Mercer Langston Hughes. Mr. Hughes’ Google doodle is a caricature of Hughes working … Continue reading
The story of young Ruby Bridges serves as a powerful lesson in courage and determination. Check out these resources to learn more about Ruby’s journey in New Orleans in 1960. tlb … Continue reading
Dreams are powerful … “never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit.” tlb
Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock | Documentary about a Forgotten Civil Rights Icon | Independent Lens | PBS
A voice for the rights of women as well as the right to a quality education, Mrs. Daisy Bates was a “heroine of the Civil Rights Movement.” A childhood marred … Continue reading