We are entering the last week of Black History Month and by now you’ve surely covered concepts like the Civil Rights Movement in your class. Figures like Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. can be incorporated in an age-appropriate way in any grade. But there is still so much to teach, share, and celebrate during Black History Month.
To expand your students’ knowledge about other prominent Black figures, check out these resources and incorporate them in your class.
- Blavity: Author Ida Harris’s piece, “13 Incredible Black Artists, Past and Present, Everybody Should Know,” highlights influential artists. From Augusta Savage, the first Black artist to join the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors, to present-day collagist, Deborah Roberts, the article covers different mediums and their cultural…
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