Celebrate Black History Month

by Kids Discover

Unlock the stories of resilience, courage, and achievement this Black History Month! Kids Discover Online invites you to explore the profound impact of African American history. Through our Historical Figures and Civil Rights Unit, your students can join us in honoring the contributions that have shaped our nation and continue to inspire future generations.

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, graced the world with her unparalleled voice, shaping the rhythm of music with timeless and empowering hits.

Curtis Mayfield

Explore the soulful journey of Curtis Mayfield, whose innovative sounds defined an era. His tunes remain a testament to the power of soul.

George Washington Carver

Orphaned as an infant, Carver grew up to become an agent of change, improving the lives of poor sharecroppers throughout the South.

Jackie Robinson

Celebrate Jackie Robinson, a sports icon who shattered racial barriers in baseball. His courage and skill transformed the game.

Madam C.J. Walker

If Walker were alive today, you would probably call her gutsy. By 1919, she had the largest African American owned business in the US.

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou gifted the world with verses that sing of strength, courage, and the indomitable spirit. Her words resonate across generations, leaving an enduring legacy.


Dr. King preached love and believed nonviolent protest was the only way to freedom and equality for black Americans.

Muhammad Ali

Follow a journey through Ali’s life, beginning when he was a youngster named Cassius Clay whose bike had been stolen.

Ray Charles

Ray Charles could hear the sounds of piano keys, but by the time he was seven years old, he couldn’t see the keys.

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks had endured prejudice, bigotry, and injustice all her life. She knew this was unfair and unjust.

Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph didn’t have a long life, but she spent much of it teaching, standing up for justice, and serving others.


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