Tag: Black History Month

How to Celebrate Black History Month With Kids

During Black History Month, communities across the country commemorate the history of people of African descent in America and pay tribute the many achievements of Black men and women. But perhaps the most important community members to get involved in this annual celebration? Our children. Today’s need for greater racial equity and inclusion requires kids to be exposed to diversity…

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10 Kid-Friendly Movies to Watch During Black History Month

By: Betsy Bozdech of Common Sense Media Race, like many other big issues, is something that comes up again and again in movies, from inspiring stories about unforgettable leaders to wrenching documentaries about civil rights. Whatever your family’s racial background, you can use movies like the ones below to begin or continue conversations about race. Movies can help underline key messages like…

For #BlackHistory Month, GC4W honors the Women in the Film, “Hidden Figures”

For Black History Month, the Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) is paying a special tribute to the “leading ladies” in the award winning film “Hidden Figures“ – featuring Oscar nominated Actress Taraji P. Henson (@tarajiphenson), Oscar winning Actress Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae (@janellemonae). “The incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African American women working at NASA, who…