Black History Month Study

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Lorne Epstein
Lorne Epstein

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the rich cultural heritage and immense contributions of Black individuals throughout history. It is a time to reflect on the struggles and triumphs of the Black community, and to acknowledge the incredible impact they have had on shaping our society. This month-long observance is a reminder of the incredible strength and resilience of Black people, and it is a time to show gratitude and appreciation for their contributions to our world.

Here is a collection of videos, books, and articles you can share freely with your teams to support their learning journey. There are an infinite number of resources, and these are ones I curated.


  1. Ibram X Kendi his book Stamped from the Beginning
  2. Isabel Wilkerson her books Caste and The Warmth of Other Suns.
  3. Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921: The History of Black Wall Street, and its Destruction in America’s Worst and Most Controversial Racial Riot


  1. Ibram X Kendi The difference between being “not racist” and antiracist (
  2. Ibram X Kendi: Stamped from the Beginning   (
  3. “Isabel Wilkerson The Great Migration and the power of a single decision”  (
  4. Hulu has a new series on the 1619 project that just dropped,
  5. Netflix has dozens of films and even a whole category of Black themed pieces. 
  6. “Teachers Struggle As Debate Continues Over Teaching Race During Black History Month” (
  7. “The Ferry: A Civil Rights Story | Retro Report | The New York Times” (
  8. “Monument Circle showcases Black History Month” (
  9. “A look at the history behind Black History Month” (
  10. “Juneteenth 1865-2022: The Pursuit of Economic Equality” (
  11. “Rebekkah Brunson on Why Black History Month Matters Now More Than Ever | The Players’ Tribune” (


  1. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His Life and Legacy (
  2. “What is Black History Month and Why is it Celebrated?” by BBC (
  3. Caldwell University Black History Month resources (
  4. “Black History Month: A Guide to Understanding the Celebration of African American Culture” by The Washington Post (
  5. “The History of Black History Month” by The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) (
  6. “The History of Black History Month” by The History Channel (
  7. “Why We Celebrate Black History Month” by Dr. Gemima St. Louis, (

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