Date(s) - Monday, February 1, 2021 - Sunday, February 28, 2021
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Medgar Evers Library


black history

This virtual program highlights significant black history topics from the past and present.

Hosted by Medgar Evers Library.

Special thanks to Global Citizen, Syntax Factory, Newsweek, Educational Videos for Students, The Jam TV Show and Inside Edition for the following content.


Kids Explain Black History Month

East New York Middle School students take turns explaining important aspects of Black History Month.



George Washington Carver, short biography

A short, child-friendly, biographical narrative about the life of George Washington Carver supported by illustrations and photographs.



Inspirational Quotes From Notable Black Figures

Seven actual recordings of quotes spoken aloud by notable African American people accompanied by their images and printed text.



Michelle Obama fun facts for students

An animated video offering several fun facts about lawyer, author and First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017, Michelle Obama.



Students Talk Black History Month

The Jam’s Brandon Pope talked to students from Betty Shabazz Academy about their school’s rituals, prominent figures in black history, black history awareness, and much more.



Who is Medgar Evers? (Biography for Students)

If you are asking who is Medgar Evers, then we have you covered in this biography for students. Celebrating Black History Month,
take a journey into the life of Civil Rights Activist Medgar Evers and learn a story about heartache after his assassination and justice!



Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers Was Killed 55 Years Ago in Mississippi

This video includes historical footage of Medgar Evers and the Civil Rights Movement as well as clips from interviews with Myrlie Evers in the 1990’s.
It examines the assassination of the revered Civil Rights Activist and the eventually successful struggle to bring the assassin Byron De La Beckwith to justice.