February is designated as Black History Month, and PBS Parents encourages you to spend time with your family celebrating the countless contributions of African Americans. Recipes, book recommendations, and activities from PBS Kids can be found at this link. You'll also find a thoughtful piece by Karen Walrond about inspiring kids to recognize and appreciate their differences. Check out this piece by Cheryl Willis Hudson about the importance of celebrating African American culture throughout the year.
And lastly, take some time to look through these amazing images from PBS' Black Culture Connection, highlighting important figures in black history. Click on the image to see more.