As an adult, I often think about the things I didn’t know until I was well out of college. Things about the history of my people, things that should be taught in schools all over the world.
I continue to research and teach about our great heritage and what’s going on in the world.
Below are a few resources to get you started.
- Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History by Vashti Harrison
- Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
- Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
- Women & The Civil Rights Movement: Standing Up For Change
- This Jazz Man by Karen Ehrhardt
- Child of the Civils Rights Movement by Paula Young Shelton
- Leontyne Price Voice of a Century by Carole Boston Weatherford
- Portraits of African American Heroes by Tonya Bolden
- Marley Dias Gets It Done: And So Can You by Marley Dias
- Malcolm X By Any Means Necessary by Walter Dean Myers
- The Greatest Muhammad Ali by Walter Dean Myers
- Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream
- News Resources in Kid Friendly Language: newsela.com, dogonews.com
- Articles: How to Teach Kids (and yourself) About Black History, Common Sense Media Resources About Race and Racism