Black History Month



A SPECIAL OFFERING from CTN: February 1-28   

Contact CTN for login access!


In honor of Black History month and to enhance African American History Studies, Infobase and CTN would like to share access to the award-winning African American History Online database for our teachers and students to explore throughout the month of February.  To gain access please send an email to: (we will email the credentials for the Diocese of Brooklyn)

Library Journal review:  – “…ambitiously aims to explore all aspects of the African American experience, from the past to the present…with impressive results. Even obscure topics ignored by other resources are covered here… makes some insightful connections…an excellent resource…highly recommended…”  

Below are three new highlighted topic areas:

  • African-Americans and Politics
  • Black Women in American History
  • Jim Crow Era



Learn360 Black History Month Resources

Mailbox Resources on Learn360 (worksheets/lessons for Grades PK-8)


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Black History Resources:     Articles can be found under ELA Content in the library. (Grades K-8)




Additional Teacher Resources:



Amanda Gorman was the first person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate.

Lesson Plan for “New Day’s Lyric” (Grades 6-8)

The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman Text and Video from the Biden Inauguration

PBS Lesson Plan  (Grades 6-8)

Teaching Tolerance Lesson Plan  (Grades 6-8)       



Teaching Hard History – a K-5 framework from Teaching Tolerance, with many resources to explore

 How did Black History Month Evolve? (Grades 6-8)

 Black History Milestones (Grades 6-8)


Visit Catholic Telemedia Network Pinterest Board- Black History Month