Black History Month

March 8, 2023

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

February 7, 2023

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

January 10, 2023

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

June 5, 2022

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

January 12, 2022

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

February 1, 2021

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

June 19, 2020

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

March 4, 2020

Reflections on a Black Lives Matter at School symposium

February 9, 2020

Ella Baker, who helped build many of the most important organizations of the civil rights movement, defied traditional gender roles. She deprioritized charismatic leadership from above and instead empowered people to take charge of their own struggles for freedom. 

February 7, 2018

Collected lessons for teaching Black History Month, primarily for high school and middle school.