Black History Month

Students learn about Juneteenth, share family histories, and explore resources on the holiday and current efforts to erase aspects of American history and the role of Black people in it. 

This lesson provides space for students to engage with the concept of intersectionality, and honor special women.

In honor of Black History Month, consider these lessons on everything from the story of Black farmers to the history of voter suppression.

Students explore new angles on the life and ideas of Martin Luther King Jr., and consider their own responses and (re)commitments to justice. 

Through readings, circle gatherings, and resources, students explore the history of Juneteenth and share their thoughts about community, liberation, and celebration. 

A collection of classroom activities to explore the life, ideas, and strategies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Amid a controversy over a plan to provide debt relief to Black farmers, students dig deeply into history to grapple with the question, “Do all farmers matter?”

Black history isn't just for February. Here, some perspectives on teaching Black history - and suggested activities for any time of the year. 

Meyer Levin Middle School principal George Patterson writes in Chalkbeat about how his awe-inspiring school puts students at the center of Juneteenth.

Reflections on a Black Lives Matter at School symposium