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Monday, September 12, 2005

Black History Month

Next month the UK will celebrate Black History Month (BHM). This is an annual awareness campaign to highlight African and Caribbean history and heritage, and to promote a greater understanding of the UK's diverse cultural heritage. Throughout October communities right across the UK will be hosting a wide range of events and activities to entertain, inform and educate.

You can learn more about what’s happening in your area on the Black History Month website. This celebrates BHM all year round and offers a wealth of resources to support it. For a start they have a fantastic list of related websites and resources that can be used to support learning activities in your centre.

The National Grid for Learning (NGfL) Guide to Black History Month also has lots of links and additional info and again offers a list of what’s going on across the UK.

Thomson Gale have also assembled a Black History Month free resource site which has a collection of activities and information to complement classroom topics. This one is American site again it offers some useful resources that might help to inform and educate here.


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