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Mark Your Calendars for Black Lives Matter (BLM) at School Week of Action 

February 4th – 8th, 2019

Black Lives Matter At School is a national committee educators organizing for racial justice in education. From NEA edjustice:

As racism and xenophobia become more prevalent and overt in our schools and communities, it is more important than ever to listen to and elevate the voices, experiences, and history of our fellow citizens and communities under attack. The goal of Black Lives Matter at School is to spark an ongoing movement of critical reflection and honest conversation in school communities for people of all ages to engage with issues of racial justice. Find stories, resources and ideas highlighting Black Lives Matter at School from across the country here.

School desk with text: Black lives matter at school

Take the Pledge to Grow the Movement for Racial Justice in Education here.

Learn more about Black Lives Matter at School here.

Classroom Resources

Lesson Plans from NEA

Additional lesson plans and activities

50 Years Later: From Selma to Voting Rights Law, Black History Milestones Remembered

Teaching about the Selma to Montgomery Marches

Library of Congress resources for teachers and students 

History of the Tuskegee Airmen

African American history online challenge  


Posters, Bookmarks, Trading Cards, Buttons

National African American History Month - Honoring History and Culture 

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad 

Martin Luther King, Jr. - I Have a Dream  

Recommended Reading Lists

Ages 3-10

Ages 10 and up  

Check out California Department of Education page

Get resources from the CDE 

Online Art Exhibit

National Museum of African Art  

Memory Book

Read stories and contribute your own. From the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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