11 People to Celebrate During Black History Month

From slavery through the civil rights movement and beyond, the history of African-Americans has been affected tremendously by these 11 people. Your child can learn valuable lessons about American history with these worksheets ... in February or anytime!

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Rosa Parks

Learn more about this brave woman named Rosa Parks our "Historical Heroes" worksheet about her.
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Frederick Douglass

Learn about one of the important figures of American history in this worksheet with a word scramble about Frederick Douglass.
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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Teach your students about Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr with this easy-to-read worksheet and word scramble.
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Booker T. Washington

Learn more about one of the most admired African-American heroes with our Historical Heroes worksheet on Booker T. Washington.
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Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman not only helped slaves escape to freedom, she helped the Union in the civil war and was a women's rights advocate.
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George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver did more than just play around with peanuts all day. He was an educator, a community leader, and a scientist.
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Jesse Owens

Celebrate Black History Month with this printable about athlete and Olympic gold medal winner Jesse Owens.
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Maya Angelou

Learn more about author, activist and poet Maya Angelou with this Historical Heroes printable - a great addition to celebrating Black History Month.
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W.E.B. Du Bois

Due to the efforts of W.E.B. DuBois, Americans began to take civil rights seriously.
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Lorraine Hansberry

If your child loves to be in the spotlight, help inspire her with this Historical Heroes worksheet about African-American playwright Lorraine Hansberry.
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Langston Hughes

Learn more about Langston Hughes, one of the most influential figures in literature, with this word-scramble sheet.
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