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Black History Month


Celebrate Diversity with Dream in Color

Working together with a host of non-profit organizations (including the National Museum of Mexican Art), the Target Corporation and Scholastic Books have created this set of educational materials that help young people learn to "embrace and celebrate diversity." On this site, visitors can click around sections that include "Digital Storytelling", "Latino Heritage", and "Asian Pacific Heritage". In... Black History Month has assembled this collection of resources and features to honor Black History Month. Each day in February the site will post a biography of a distinguished individual and a special feature. In addition, the site offers statistics and figures, a Civil Rights Timeline, a reading list of black literature, information about black personalities of note (politics, arts, and sports),...
Witness: Black History

The BBC World Service's Witness program offers a unique insight into the American civil rights era, focusing on important events in Black History. This special feature provides thirty-three free and downloadable podcast interviews of individuals that were present during hallmark events in history, such as Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream" speech and The Freedom Riders protests. Listeners have...