We are wrapping up Black History Month 2017 with a week left! I’ve had a great time sharing prominent influencers that impacted American history in a major way. Some leaders have been highlighted inside our history books but many have yet to be recognized for their amazing accomplishments that paved not only African-Americans but all Americans into a more efficient way of life. You can read How To Teach Children Black History here, learn why we celebrate Black History Month, here and 17 unstoppable African-American women that created history, here.
I’m elated to feature more bloggers that have shared insight and knowledge about Black History in celebration of Black History Month. Read an excerpt from their most popular articles and indulge in history by visiting each page. You can chat more underneath this article post picture via our Facebook and Instagram about Black History.
Popular Bloggers Share Their Love For Black History Month
Best Black History Lessons Resource For Kids
Written by: Candiceof Naturally Stellar
Excerpt: Earlier this week I asked my 8-year-old son if his class is doing anything for Black History Month. His reaction to my question both shocked me and made me angry at the same time. His response was…”No, I don’t even know what that is. What is black history?”
Read more by visiting: NaturallyStellar.com
NASHVILLE FAMILY LEGACY FEATURED IN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
Written by: Karla of Nashville Social Butterfly
Excerpt: Who is Ladonna Boyd and the R.H. Boyd Publishing Corporation? Knowing the Boyd Family is knowing black history as the Boyd Family established documents and documentation and processes that provided the structure, training, education, that are the backbone of the Baptist Church. The family is one of the “Coolest Black Families in America.” And don’t just take my word for it.
Read more by visiting: NashvilleSocialButterfly.com
Black History Children Books to Read Throughout the Year
Written by: Janelle of A Break 4 Mommy
Excerpt: Black history children books were one of the first things I started to incorporate in our daughter’s home library when she was very young. I always wanted her to understand her history and to be proud of her brown skin and roots. Her collection grew large because I would get her books about all the different African American historical figures. Eventually she began receiving books as gifts because friends and family knew her love for reading.
Read more by visiting: ABreak4Mommy.com
Black History Month Reading List
Written by: Nicole of Simply T Nicole
Excerpt: We only have one month to completely focus on us. As a young girl I would get in trouble for reading instead of going to bed. I wish I was able to learn more about my history when I was younger but now that I am an adult, I take the time to read more about my history so that I can pass down what I read to my children. I created the 2017 Black History Month Reading List for kids and adults.
Read more by visiting: SimplyTNicole.com
Why We Celebrate Black History Month
Written by: Ro’Shunda of TravelWithTheRussells.com
Excerpt: The need for a designated time to celebrate and reflect on the accomplishments of African Americans started with Carter G. Woodson. A distinguished African American man with a bachelor degree from the University of Chicago and a PH.D from Harvard. While obtaining his educational degrees, Woodson was distraught at the lack of African American representation in books that shaped American history. Woodson knew our history’s narrative was an injustice to all by leaving out the stories of significant leaders that truly helped us shape this nation.
Read more by visiting: here.
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