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Martin Luther King Day – A Day of Service

Posted on: Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 in Activities for kids, Black History, Building Character, Community Service, Conversation with kids, Day of Service, Martin Luther King Day, parent involvement

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?”  Each year, Americans all across our country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve their … read more »

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Black History Month – Books for Kids – 02/14/13

Posted on: Thursday, February 14th, 2013 in Black History, Black History Month, Booker T. Washington, History, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Sarah Breedlove Walker

Our blog this week is about Black History Month. Last year we recommend some great books about some of the famous people who made Black History Month possible. You can link to last year’s book recommendations here: Black History Books … read more »

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Black History Month – 2013

Posted on: Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 in Activities for kids, Black History, Black History Month, Conversation with kids, Family Activities, History

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” … read more »

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Book Selections for Black History Month – 02/16/12

Posted on: Thursday, February 16th, 2012 in Black History, Book recommendations, Books, History

Since February is Black History Month I’m recommending books about some of the famous people who made Black History Month possible.  Check out this week’s blog to see how your kids can win a free book. George Washington Carver by … read more »

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Black History Month Contest for the kids

Posted on: Monday, February 13th, 2012 in Black History, Black History Month, History, Monthly Celebrations

The month of February is Black History Month.  From History.com “Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in … read more »

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