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African American History : CGW Lyceum Summer Teachers' Institute

The Carter G. Woodson Lyceum at Marshall University

**Remember that Black History isn't just for February!  In this guide I will add suggestions for incorporating Black History in to your classes all year round.**

Make sure to check out the rest of this guide for additional information!

Online resources for teaching Black History

Anti-Defamation League ideas for teaching Black History.

ARRAY101 teaching companion to DuVernay's "When They See Us"

A to Z List of Black Inventors

Black Bethlehem oral history project

Black History Month and STEAM blog.

Black in Appalachia

BlackThen **this is NOT an academic site.

Center for Racial Justice resources. resources.

DuSable Museum, Chicago, IL, education resources.

Georgia Public Broadcasting resources.

NEA lessons and resources.

Park Hill School curriculum for African and African American studies.

PBS Learning.

Reginald Lewis Museum, Baltimore, MD, curriculum and lesson plans. 

Scholastic resources.

Teach With Movies Black History Month curriculum and lesson plans.

Trenton, NJ Schools African American curriculum guide. 

Tuesday Morning Group blog.  This is a group of Kanawha County leaders who work to preserve Black History and elevate the community.

Tulsa Historical Society exhibit on the 1922 Tulsa Race Massacre

We Are Teachers.

Free lecture recording: 2021 Lecture in the History of Slavery: Professor Ana Lucia Araujo

Food for thought!

Other readings and sources of interest


Johnson Publishing Archives Jet and Ebony magazines archives. 

Freedom's Journal, the First U.S. African-American-owned newspaper, archives.

Susie King Taylor - Black Civil War Nurse (Library of Congress Story Map)

Finding and Using Open Educational Resources

The  Evolution of the Black Superhero

100 Historic Black Women Guitarists 

The Black Women who Launched the Original Anti-Racist Reading List

The Original Innovators (article about Black cooks and contributions to )food and cooking in the U.S.)

Black Lives Matter Comics Reading List

CSMCL Best Multicultural Children’s Books of 2020

The significance of the "doll test" - Psychologists Kenneth and Mamie Clark's experiment testing black children's perceptions of racial difference played a role in Brown v. Board of Education.  

The first black superhero: Toussaint Louverture 

Black History Month online archive

Lost Richard Wright book found

Black By blog and newspaper articles by Affrilachian artist, digital media entrepreneur, and social advocate Crystal Good.

Library of Congress News

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