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  • 7/29/2019 Black History Month Websites


    Black History Month websites

    Canadian online encyclopedia: - Historica Dominica I already

    put in the search Black History for you, to narrow your results

    Canadian Websites from Scholastic.caWe have assembled a list of Web links that contain; articles, videos, biographies, activities, and more that can be used by teachers

    when they are planning their lessons about Black History. Some of the sites also contain content that would only be suitable for older


    Library and Archives Canada Kidfriendly site!Citizenship and Immigration Canada War of 1812 and the role of black soldiers; videos and virtualmuseum

    Parks CanadaUnderground Railroad This site links

    to this page of resources:

    Black History Portal - here you will find:

    The listing ofNational Historic Sites, Persons and Eventsrelated to Black Canadians Virtual exhibit on Canada'snational historic designations Virtual exhibit and report onthe underground railroad Curriculum-linkedpedagogical resources Storiesabout Black Canadians in Canada's history External linksto discover more about Black Canadians' heritage

    Ontario Ministry of Government ServicesBlack History Exhibits - includes a section of photographs and documentsabout black Canadians

    Buxton National Historical Site and Museum (Elijah of Buxton is on the Black History month book list) - includes a link to a YouTube video and photo collections

    Birchtown, Nova Scotia Canada: Black Loyalists Heritage

    Nova Scotia Museum: Remembering the Black Loyalists
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    City of Owen Sound: Owen Sound's Black History

    U.S. Websites: - With this interactive

    slideshow, students follow the path of a slave in 1860 as he courageously travels the Underground Railroad to

    freedom. - info about a song used to help slaves find their way to freedom

    from (Gr. 3-8)

    primary sources:

    pictures, newspaper articles, etc.

    This page includes links outside of

    Every Web site we link to was visited by our team at one point in time to make sure it's appropriate for children.

    But we do not monitor or control these sites and these sites can change. In addition, many of these sites mayhave links to other sites which we have not reviewed. Be sure to get permission from your parents or teacher

    before leaving this site, and remember to read the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use of any site you visit.

    Academy of AchievementThe Academy of Achievement provides fascinating profiles, biographies, and interviews with outstanding

    individuals in the fields of the Arts, Business, Public Service, Science and Exploration, Sports, and the

    American Dream. Rosa Parks is one of the featured achievers.

    African American WebliographyThis site provides a collection of links relating to African Americana

    resources. Links are available in the following categories: general guides, bibliographies, catalogs (includinglinks to the Harvard Library, the Library of Congress, and the Smithsonian Institution Library), discussion

    groups, newsgroups, exhibits, periodicals, and texts.

    Biographical Profiles of Important 19th Century African Americans The nineteenth century African Americans profiled here include Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, and Nat

    Turner, as well as some lesser-known figures such as Mary Ann Shadd.

    Civil Rights: Brown v. Board of Education I (1954)

    This site contains full texts of historic Supreme Court decisions that affected African-Americans. The section onsegregation includes the text of Brown v. Board of Education I (1954) and other important cases addressing

    issues dealing with integration and segregation in American society.

    Frederick Douglass

    This site features a complete biography of Frederick Douglass, a chronology, and a reading list. It also containsthe "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave," written by Douglass himself.

    Making History on the Web: Emancipation and the Freedmen's Bureau

    Organized as a "sample course" outline, this Web site explores the emancipation of slaves and post-

    emancipation experiences of freed men and women in the United States. It includes photos or narratives of ex-
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    slaves and examples of the black codes and indentured labor agreements, and also links to a copy of theEmancipation Proclamation and a John Hope Franklin essay from the National Archives.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    This site focuses on the life and times of Martin Luther King, Jr. There are time lines documenting his life and

    the history of the civil rights movement, as well as sections that provide a more in-depth view. The site containsaudio downloads and a photo tour of the civil rights movement.

    NAACP OnlineThe site of the NAACP, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, focuses on the long

    history of this major group, its organization, programs, community issues, the recent church burnings, and

    membership information.

    National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, TennesseeThis compact site covers the civil rights movement and desegregation -- from Brown v. Board of Education to

    the impact of the civil rights movement on our lives today.

    School Integration in the United States

    Exploring the history of U.S. school integration with text and some photos, this site begins with background on

    the post-Civil War status of African Americans and the "separate but equal" ruling ofPlessy vs. Ferguson. It

    ultimately examines the groundbreaking case ofBrown vs.Board of Education and its ramifications. The sixmain sections of this site are easy to access through a linkable index.

    The Constitution of the United States of America

    Leading off with the Preamble, the U.S. Constitution is provided at this site, organized under the seven Articles,

    which can then be broken down into the sections to read the full text. There are descriptive titles for each articleand section so that topics can be easily accessed, and the amendments and a list of signers are here as well.

    Timeline of the American Civil Rights Movement

    This timeline spans from the 1954Brown v. Board of Education decision to 2003, highlighting milestones in the

    American Civil Rights Movement. There are photos and several links for more information, including links to

    primary source documents.