As Black History Month comes to an end, check out these EDSITEment! learning activities and an NIE teacher guide to celebrate African American innovators in sports, the arts, science and technology.
Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play on a major league baseball team and contributed to the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 60s. Learn more about his life here.
Analyze the famous poem “We Real Cool” by Gwendolyn Brooks, an African American Pulitzer prize winning poet, here.
Explore the biographies of African American achievers in science and technology, such as General Daniel “Chappie” James Jr. of the Tuskegee Airmen and astronaut Mae C. Jemison, here.