National Archives Black History Month Resources Online

Feb 10, 2023

Group of black children dancing

Youngsters performing at a small community program in Chicago, August 1973. Photographer: John H. White. National Archives Identifier 556287

From the U.S. National Archives

Join the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in a celebration of Black History Month! As one of the primary sources for African American historical documents, the National Archives provides access to tools and other resources that can be used while conducting research. They’re proud to safeguard and make available documents that demonstrate the contributions of Black Americans to the nation’s history and democracy.

Learn more in the following online resources:

Visit NARA’s Rediscovering Black History Blog for more records in their holdings relating to the Black American experience, and learn more about Black History Month teaching resources on the Education Updates blog.

Additionally, National Archives News has a special topics page showcasing educational resources, published articles, featured holdings, and public programs related to Black history.

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