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

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

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.

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with this "I have a dream" printable.  Get the conversation started with about diversity and dreams with your kids! (great for teachers too) www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

Martin Luther King "I have a dream" Printable

Day with this "I have a dream" printable. Perfect conversation starter with your kids.

Guion Bluford Jr. 1st African American Astronaut (1983)

Guion "Guy" Bluford - NASA Astronaut was the first African American in…

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.

ELIZABETH PROCTOR THOMAS "Aunt Betty" (1821-1917), was a free black woman, farmer and landowner in Brightwood in Washington, District of Columbia. In Sept. 1861, Union troops took her land destroying her home, to build Fort Stevens. According to Thomas, as soldiers removed her belongings, a tall, slender man dressed in black approached her and said, “It is hard, but you shall reap a great reward.” The man was President Lincoln. After the Civil War, she remained the owner of portions of the…

ELIZABETH PROCTOR THOMAS "Aunt Betty" was a free black woman, farmer and landowner in Brightwood in Washington, District of Columbia. In Sept. Union troops took her land destroying her home, to build Fort Stevens.

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.

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.

Penn founder Laura Towne with Dick, Maria and Amoretta.

13 Civil Rights picture books. Some choices are good for kids as young as 3. Start a conversation with your kids about civil rights!

13 Civil Rights Picture Books for Kids

13 Civil Rights picture books for MLK day. Some choices are good for kids as young as Start a conversation with your kids about civil rights!

115 Jay Street Brooklyn New York 1936, by Berenice Abbott

Berenice Abbott, 115 Jay Street Brooklyn New York, 1936

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.

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

Daughter of sharecropper, New Madrid County, Missouri. 1938 May. Library of Congress.

Daughter of sharecropper, New Madrid County, Missouri. By Photographer Russell Lee,

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.

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

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