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Black History Month

Taking place during the month of October every year.

Celebrating black history and the contributions of black people worldwide.

Updated 1 year ago

The following websites may also be useful

»  Official website for Black History Month celebrating 30 years anniversary in 2017.

» TrueTube has secondary resources (ages 11-16) including an assembly script, lesson plan and lots of film clips.

» The Guardian's timeline follows black history over the past 2,000 years and brings together key articles from the Guardian's archive.

» From BBC Radio 1 Xtra, this brings a great selection of audio and video into the black history mix.

» This website is about black history in Britain during five key periods, from the tudors to the twentieth century, and includes lesson plans, photographs, Powerpoint presentations and other source material.

» This website, from the National Archives, is about Asian and black history from 1500 to 1850, and includes a variety of essays about black history and two 'virtual tours'. The site is ideal for secondary History teaching.