Tag: Black History Month

Students & Educators
Terry Hardison 0
The February Dilemma

As a high school English teacher, I faced a dilemma every February. Throughout the year, I assigned texts by African American writers, including Phillis Wheatley, Frederick Douglass, Langston Hughes, and Zora Neale Hurston. After all, their voices were central to any discussion of American literature. For Black History Month, however,

Students & Educators
Molly Farrow 0
Looking for new (and free) African American History Month resources?

African American History Month inspires teachers and students to engage in compelling debate and exploration. Curriculum Pathways has recently updated some of our best standards-aligned web and mobile-friendly resources to add to those discussions. These lessons focus on the critical-thinking challenges teachers expect, with more images and more online assessment tools.

Students & Educators
Molly Farrow 0
Booker T and W.E.B.: Adding Women's Voices

Black History Month provides educators with the opportunity to explore the contributions of prominent African American leaders and thinkers in greater depth. The post-Reconstruction period presented significant challenges for African Americans struggling to improve their lives in segregated and hostile environments. At the turn of the 20th century, two thinkers