Black History Month

January 15, 2017

The nation remembers the life and important work of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

January 10, 2017

Illustrator Shadra Strickland talks with TFK about her work on a new book about the civil rights case Loving Vs. Virginia

January 27, 2017

TFK chats with author Kitty Kelley about her new book, Martin’s Dream Day

January 20, 2016

Misty Copeland is the first African-American woman to be promoted to principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre. She is inspiring others to follow in her steps.

February 01, 2016

Two important birthdays helped organizers choose February as the time to celebrate African Americans

January 07, 2013
Meet the black leaders who inspire some of today’s newsmakers
January 20, 2016

Construction of a museum dedicated to African-American music begins this year.

January 20, 2016

A new book tells the true story of the friendship between a young boy and baseball legend Jackie Robinson

January 14, 2016

The author just won her third Coretta Scot King Author Award

January 20, 2016

The star player has already made basketball history. He says he’s just getting started.  

February 06, 2014

For Teachers: Download these free printable activities to teach your students about African-American history

February 04, 2013

Her bravery sparked a fight for civil rights

December 19, 2012

Artist Kadir Nelson illustrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous speech

January 30, 2015

An author shares her memories of a historic journey

March 25, 2015

The Little League star talks to TFK about her many new adventures

February 19, 2009

TFK Kid Reporter Jair Massie talks to one of the original Tuskegee Airmen

February 01, 2010

Fifty years ago, four black students began a peaceful protest to change America

August 29, 2014

TIME For Kids spoke with author Jaqueline Woodson about her memoir Brown Girl Dreaming

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