out some videos on Black history, such as "The Black West"
or "Abubakari: The Explorer King of Mali". These are recipients
of the Gold Apple from the National Educational Media Association,
Telly Award. Includes comprehensive support
materials, 16 reproducible cross-curriculum activities and activity
2. Get some celebrate diversity life savers and other multicultural
celebration aids such as education posters, t-shirts and videos:
celebrating with songs, books.
4. Take the Black
5. The African-American
Mosaic, A Library of Congress Resource
Guide for the study of Black history & culture, including ex-slave
6. Read about inventions
made by Black Americans:
Did You Know?
- Alfred Benjamin invented stainless steel pads
- John A. Burr invented the lawn mower
- George Carruthers invented the image converter
- L.F. Brown invented the horse bridle bit
- Sarah Boone invented the ironing board
7. Visit the Harlem Renaissance Page: http://www.jeannepasero.com/harlem.html
Americans in the Visual Arts:http://www.liunet.edu/cwis/
of African American Music and Culture selected list of
Internet resources for African American Music:
10. A wonderful link with profiles
of prominent Blacks:
Read about Marian Anderson, contralto; Jackie Robinson,
baseball pioneer; Wilma Rudolph, Olympia sprinter; Sidney
Poitier, Oscar-award winning actor; Maya Angelou, poet;
George Washington Carver, inventor, and other important Black
figures in history.
Great African Americans Discovery Kit - $19.99
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