Black History Month

August 28, 2013

Thousands gather to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington  

February 01, 2010

Black History Month reflects on and honors the African-American experience from the times of slavery through the present

February 06, 2014

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

August 28, 2013

A TIME video about the march and speech that changed the United States.

December 19, 2012

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

January 04, 2013

In honor of Black History Month, TFK asks several African American leaders to share whom in history inspired them most.

January 07, 2013
Meet the black leaders who inspire some of today’s newsmakers
February 04, 2013

Her bravery sparked a fight for civil rights

February 01, 2010

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

February 24, 2012

TFK talks to former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about his book What Color is My World?

November 03, 2011

TFK chats with award-winning author and illustrator Kadir Nelson

January 28, 2010

TFK spoke with the former LIFE reporter about his coverage of the civil rights movement

February 19, 2009

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

January 20, 2012

Red Tails tells the historic story of the heroic Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American fighter pilots

March 09, 2012

Sixth grader Jackson Davis wants to see York, a black explorer, on a postage stamp

February 11, 2013

The New York Historical Society honors Black History Month

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