The Southern city of Memphis can offer a day full of history during your family road trip. Check out my list of must-see places only in Memphis.
A History Road Trip: Montgomery, Alabama
For any history buffs, Montgomery deserves a spot on your Alabama road trip itinerary. As the capital of the Confederacy and a leader in the Civil Rights Movement, there are significant historical places all over Montgomery. Give your family several days to explore and learn with this list of must-see sights.
Picture Book Illustrator: Kadir Nelson’s Black History Study
Kadir Nelson is an amazing, multiple award-winning artist who excels in picture books about leaders in African-American history and culture. Each painting in his books are a work of art. Having a collection of Mr. Nelson's books ready to go is a guarantee at an excellent history experience. Check out this list of the best Nelson books and learn how to do artist study while reading great picture books.
Picture Book Biographies: The Abolitionists
Dive into American history and deeper learning conversations with excellent picture books. Explore the lives of Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, and John Brown to learn the impact they had on Slavery and Black Rights. Black history shouldn’t just be for a month, and this book list will help you make it an essential part of your family and classroom learning.