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Pin homeschool and family-friendly movies, books, quotes, and things to help teach and study Black History Month in your homeschool. And you can study this any other month besides February! Want to be added? Like the board and send a request with your Pinterest name/link to info@LampPostPublishing.com
George Washington Carver and Henry Ford were close friends. Ford had an elevator installed in Carver’s dormitory at Tuskegee so that Carver could get to his laboratory more easily in his later years

In honor of the brilliant inventors in our history. George Washington Carver and Henry Ford were close friends. Ford had an elevator installed in Carver’s dormitory at Tuskegee so Carver could get to his laboratory more easily in his later years.

Counting Coins Game- several coin games on here. my favorite is the grumpy garage sale man :-)

Counting Coins Game- several coin games on here. my favorite is the grumpy garage sale man :-) PRACTICE MONEY

JOE and ALICE SKINNER in QUAKERTOWN, PA.  The first settlement of AFRICAN AMERICAN Families in Denton, PA, occured around,1875.  Twenty seven families moved from Dallas, Texas and settled in Denton.  The settlement was named FREEDMAN TOWN, but by the 1880's, the community was renamed, Quakertown.  (circa 1913)

History - Historic African American Families of Denton County,TX!

The Quakertown Story : The removal of an African-American community and the creation of Civic Center Park in Denton, Texas. In the photo: Mr and Mrs Skinner on Bell Avenue- 1913

Slaves underpriced and undervalued as always

slave sale poster - Makes me sad that this happened. How can one human think that another can be owned and sold like a piece of furniture.

Circle Unbroken Special Premiere Edition Available until August 1, 2014 DVD - PRE ORDER  http://gullah.tv/store.html#!/~/product/category=10149089&id=38511379

Circle Unbroken Special Premiere Edition Available until August 1, 2014 DVD - PRE ORDER http://gullah.tv/store.html#!/~/product/category=10149089&id=38511379

Vivien T. Thomas (8/29/1910 - 11/26/1985) was unable to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a doctor, but he worked 34 years as a research assistant to Dr. Alfred Blalock, Chief of Surgery at Vanderbilt and Johns Hopkins. Thomas devised the "blue baby" heart surgery credited to Blalock and Dr. Helen Taussig, and trained many surgeons. His autobiography Partners of the Heart was published shortly after his death and he has received many posthumous honors. #TodayInBlackHistory

Vivien Theodore Thomas (August 1910 – November was an African-American surgical technician who developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the

Miss Laura M. Towne was a Unitarian, an Abolitionist, and a medical student.   |    In 1862, at the age of 37, she left her Philadelphia home to travel to the Sea Islands of South Carolina.  Her purpose: to do whatever she could to help the newly freed slaves become useful and productive citizens.

Laura M. Towne was a Unitarian, an abolitionist, and a medical student. In at age she left her Philadelphia home to go to the sea islands of South Carolina to do whatever she could to help the newly freed slaves become useful and productive citizens.

For something uniquely Low Country, go to the Old City Market (Market Street at Church) and watch the basket weavers. Most are women who have passed the tradition down through their families for generations in a technique that dates back to when slaves first came from Africa in the 1700s. The weavers use a sweet grass gathered from the marshes and their baskets are considered works of art.

Charleston City Guide

Charleston Special Events & Attractions - See these details about the unique special events and attractions in Charleston, including its historic plantations and its Low Country Oyster Roasts.

Public market in Charleston, SC where the Gullah descendents sell their hand-woven baskets. They are made with sweetgrass, which can only be found and legally harvested in a few places. It is fascinating to watch them make them. They make it look so easy but I don't think so!

Charleston, South Carolina sweetgrass baskets ~ Nearly 400 years ago, lowcountry slaves brought (from West Africa) their craft of weaving baskets from a local grass. The sweetgrass basket has become a widely respected and distinctive art form.

5 Brilliant Black Scientists: Susan McKinney Steward, George Washington Carver, Ernest Everett Just, Percy Lavon Julian & Shirley Ann Jackson.

5 Brilliant Black Scientists

5 Brilliant Black Scientists: Susan McKinney Steward, George Washington Carver, Ernest Everett Just, Percy Lavon Julian & Shirley Ann Jackson.

Picture and chapter books for kids ages 4 to 14 about the non-famous, regular people who dared to stand up for American Civil Rights. Includes fiction and non-fiction. Chosen by a children's librarian.

Everyday American Civil Rights Heroes: Kids Books About Regular People Who Dared to Stand Up

Chosen by a children's librarian, picture and chapter books for kids ages 4 to about the non-famous, regular people who dared to stand up for American Civil Rights. Includes fiction and non-fiction.