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Resources for Learning About African American History and Experience: General Resources for Awareness and Learning

General Online Reference Sources

These databases will provide lots of background information about topics related to African American History. These sources contain articles, images, primary sources, ebooks, and other reference materials.


National African American History Month Site

Harlem Renaissance

Digital Media: Discovery Education Streaming

There are a number of videos and videos clips related to Black History Month on Discovery Education. Students in each division access this site differently:

Grades 3-5: User name: first initial, last name, underscore, ncs (i.e. aholley_ncs)  Password: raiders

Middle School and Upper School: User Name: Student's email    Password: raiders

Other Digital Media: Video Clips & Documentaries

Online Exhibits to Explore

Primary Sources

People to Learn About


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