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nick jr celebrates Black History Month!

Helping our children to celebrate Black History Month. Click on the link for your child to learn more.

Suzan Lori Parks
Suzan-Lori Parks is one of the most exciting and acclaimed playwrights in American drama today!

Alexa Canady
Alexa Canady was the first African-American woman to become a neurosurgeon.

Barack Obama
Learn a few fun facts about our first African-American President, Barack Obama!

Dr. Lonnie Johnson
This playful scientist made a splash with his warm-weather invention: The Super Soaker

Bessie Coleman
Bessie Coleman was the first African American woman to get a pilot’s license

Jack Johnson
This world famous boxer invented a strong tool that’s pretty cool: the wrench!

George Crum
This inventor made a delicious discovery most of us cannot live without: The Potato Chip!

Garrett Morgan
Learn about the inventor of the “stop” and “go” gadget we’re all familiar with: the traffic light!

Funs and Activities for Kids

Black History Cards: Artists, Writers, & MusiciansPrint out these cards and mount them on posterboard or cardboard and teach your kids about these talented African Americans who have made important contributions to the arts.

African-American Dreamers Activity PackPrint out the activity pack, have fun and learn about these important African-American women whose dreams have come true.

Black History Month Coloring PagesPrint this coloring pack and read to your kids about these heroes of Black History.


February 1, 2011 - Posted by | Black History Month | , , , , , ,

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