Haben Girma: To Harvard and Beyond
Be inspired by the indomitable spirit and intellect of Haben Girma, who graduated from Harvard Law while living with deaf-blindness.
A Brainy Surgeon
Check out this video about the brilliant and driven Alexa Canady, the first Black woman to become a neurosurgeon in 1981.
The Pulitzer Playwright
Find out how Suzan-Lori Parks became the first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for writing dramatic plays.
No Mirrors in My Nana's House
Listen to this poetic story of a child's love reflected in her Nana's eyes. Plus hear a musical version at the end of the video.
Check out this entire alphabet of amazing Black inventors. Then dream up your own invention and draw or write about it!
Dorothy Vaughan: Pathbreaking Mathematician
Check out this video and article on Dorothy Vaughan, the supervisor of a group of boundary-breaking African American women whose calculations got astronauts into space.
Who I Am
Create a collage—a mixture of pictures and words—that shows who you are. Include your background, interests, and culture.
Kids Talk About Black History
Listen as these kids share what they know about Black history. What's something new that you learned, and what do you want to know more about?
To Be a Drum
Listen along as James Earl Jones reads a story of rhythm, history, and freedom.
The Woman Who Did the Moon Math
Find out about Katherine Johnson, one of the mathematicians whose calculations got us to the moon and back.
Let this mother-daughter team teach you some facts about Africa in a video that's sure to make you smile.