Celebrating Black History Month

Resources on ways to celebrate Black History Month
presented by RHES NAACP Parents’ Council

What is Black History Month?

Black History Month is celebrated every year to highlight the achievements and contributions of African Americans.

How to Celebrate Black History Month at Home?

  1. Explain what Black History month means.
  2. Read books about diversity and black characters as protagonist.
    A few books are featured above. YouTube has books read online if you do not have a copy of the book.
  3. Learn history by visiting museums.
    The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History in Washington, DC has more than 3,500 exhibits available online. You can find a complete list of all the virtual tours offered by Google Arts & Culture.
  4. Teach them about black icons.
    A few featured titles are:
    • Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Doreen Rappaport
    • Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 by Helaine Becker Moses
    • When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford

Rosemary Hills NAACP Parents’ Council

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