Black History Month Menu

this section on African-American women, and women and race first went on-line in February 2005

most recent update: March 2, 2006

Other web pages in this section:

Archival and institutional sources of information on and works by African-American women

African-American women in history

Educational resources: includes lesson plans and educational resources

Other resources: organizations, films

See Freedom Rider: Coretta and Endesha Ida Mae by Margaret Kimberley

Martin Luther King, Jr. Read a profile of his life, our report on his birthday, 15 January, and Grace Lee Bogg's talk and article, NOW IS THE TIME, on the importance of his life and philosophy today.

Detroit, Michigan - HOW CAN YOUNG PEOPLE HONOR THE LEGACY OF ROSA PARKS? asks Grace Lee Boggs in the Michigan Citizen, Nov. 6-12, 2005. Rosa Lee Parks, "mother" of the modern civil rights movement, passed away on 24 October at age 92. See transcript of an historic
interview with Rosa Parks
, in the midst of the 1956 Montgomery Bus Boycott