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Here are resources for Black History Month

Monday, January 27, 2020

You don’t have to look too far back to understand that American history books relegated people of color to the back – if they were recognized at all. That began to change when Harvard-educated Dr. Carter G. Woodson, born to parents who were former slaves, created the first “Negro History Week” in 1926.

Today that has evolved into the national Black History Month, which is celebrated throughout the month of February.

People of color have a rich and important history in America that is now being recognized. And there are plenty of resources to ensure all students have access. Here are just a few of them:

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on August 18, 2022 at 11:44am.