A selection of 16 of our online African American History videos provides teachers, schools, homeschool and Special Needs students with the opportunity to learn about African American History to the required K-12 standards and learn about the contributions of African Americans to literature, art, and music from the eighteenth century to the present day and gain a greater appreciation for their cultural contributions.
Study how three inspiring African Americans; Benjamin Banneker, Mary McLeod Bethune, and George Washington Carver made their marks on history and triumphed over racism. And travel back to the time of slavery in America, and trace the stories of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, and Robert Smalls in their risky but successful escapes from bondage and their selfless work to free others.
Examine the hardships endured by slaves in North America and the protests waged to set them free. Learn how African Americans contributed to the Union victory in the Civil War. Learn about the struggle of African Americans to overcome racial discrimination from the end of the Civil War through the 1960s. Identify the contributions of Asa Philip Randolph, Thurgood Marshall, Rosa Parks, and Martin Luther King Jr. to the African American struggle for equal rights.
After watching these online videos students can then use our online interactive quizzes to discover what they have learnt and strengthen their understanding of the subject.