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Black History on the BBC

Children's education series discussing the influence of black people on the world aimed at a primary school audience. Clips from the Black Britons programme give an introduction to the history of black people in Britain, from the Romans, through the slave trade to the end of the Second World War.


Time for Kids

TIME For Kids is a weekly classroom news magazine that encourages children to get reading. Their Black History Month section has articles on film, books, notable leaders and ordinary people who changed the world in an extraordinary way such as Rosa Parks.


Working Mother

A selection of book recommendations from the online magazine.


Reading Rockets

A national multimedia project that provides lessons and activities designed to help young children learn how to read and read better. Their list of favourite books for Black History Month show the joys and challenges shared by children of all backgrounds as they learn and grow.


Education World

Ideas for teaching about Black History Month from the online resource.


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