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Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, we have gathered some resources that highlight the theme of African Americans and the Arts to encourage further learning and celebration during the month of February and throughout the year.


Week One


28 Days of Black History from Anti-Racism Daily

Black History Month Digital Tool Kit from the National Museum of African American History and Culture


Black History Coloring Quest for kids from Medfield Together 


Black History Month Film Festival from the Boston Globe 

Week Two:


Oscar Micheaux: The First Black Indie Filmmaker and other videos from Black History in Two Minutes(Or So) 


Celebrating Black History Month by Advocating for Honest History and other resources for families and educators from Learning for Justice 


The Harlem Renaissance, Rap and Hip Hop, and the entire Black American History from Crash Course

Block Party from PBS

Week Three:


The Danger of Silence by Clint Smith


All You Have To Do, a powerful YA novel by local author Autumn Allen and other book recommendations from Black Is… from the Boston Public Library


The Birth of American Music and other episodes of the 1619 podcast, as well as the Hulu Docuseries The 1619 Project 

Malcolm X Assassinated on February 21, 1965 and other On This Day from the Equal Justice Initiative

Week Four:


6 books to help young readers learn about Black history from NPR


40 Powerful Black History Month Poems for Kids of All Ages from We Are Teachers


Celebrating Black Art and Artists at the National Gallery of Art

Stamped from the Beginning and other films from Netflix

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