Ten ways to honor Black History Month

Nacala Williams

  1. Buy from Black owned businesses
  2. Donate to Black organizations or HBCU
  3. Watch films about Black history
    1.  When They See Us
    2. The Great Debaters
    3. One Night in Miami
    4. Red Tails or Tuskegee Airmen
    5. Glory Road
  4. Watch films/series with Black leading roles
    1. Crooklyn
    2. Drumline
    3. A Different World
    4. Friday
    5. The Wiz 
  5. Read books written by a Black author
    1. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
    2. The Miseducation of the Negro by Cater G. Woodson
    3. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrsion
    4. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
    5. Things Fall Apart by Chinuah Achebe 
  6. Learn the words to “Lift Every Voice and Sing”
  7. Participate in community service in a Black community
  8. Encourage students to learn more about and attend an HBCU
  9. Discover the work of a Black artist
    1. Jacob Lawrence
    2. Faith Ringgold
    3. Augusta Savage 
    4. Elizabeth Catlett
    5. Jean-Michel Basquiat
  10. Engage in or have a conversion with a Black peer to learn about their life and their experiences