Need a resource for Black History Month? Look no further – you’ve found it at Timelines.com
February is Black History Month. If you are learning about Black History, check out our site Timelines.com for information about the civil rights movement and many African Americans who have contributed to US culture, politics, sports and entertainment. See below for some good examples.
Furthermore, we have a 25 question quiz to take on Black History- it’s pretty challenging! In fact, we know of no one who has gotten a perfect score. If you achieve perfection, let us know and we’ll publicize your achievement on our blog. For example, did you know that the precursor to Black History Month was Negro History Week, and that this recognition in the US of African American contributions began in 1926? Good luck on the quiz!
Our Civil Rights Movement Timeline provides a great overview of the struggle and progress of the movement. It starts with the publishing of Uncle Tom’s Cabin in 1851 and includes many critical events of the movement, including:
1957 – Nine Black Students Prevented from Entering Little Rock High School by Arkansas National Guard
Also, check out our timelines on the following people who have been instrumental in the Civil Rights Movement and who have contributed to African-American achievement:
And finally, here are some other great resources to check out regarding Black History Month: