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Sunday, February 17th, 2013

February is African American History Month


The first historical figure in American history that my daughters learned about is Dr. Martin Luther King. My six-year-old recognizes him in every bookstore we go into it lately, as books on him are everywhere during African American History Month. She has enjoyed coloring in his picture and putting it up on our fridge.


Martin Luther King pic



But the thing my kids like the most is singing this song that my kindergartener learned at school and taught to her sister. Here is my four-year-old singing about Martin Luther King. Happy African American History Month!


Looking for some information about African American History Month? Here’s a comprehensive website full of information related to African American History Month. Be sure to check out the teacher’s resources–there’s great stuff in there for parents too.

© 2013, Stephanie Meade. All rights reserved.

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Stephanie is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of InCultureParent. She has two Moroccan-American daughters (ages 5 and 6), whom she is raising, together with her husband, bilingual in Arabic and English at home, while also introducing Spanish. After many moves worldwide, she currently lives in Berkeley, California.

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  1. CommentsViola   |  Monday, 18 February 2013 at 4:57 pm

    Loved it!!! Thanks for sharing! I might borrow the song :-)

  2. CommentsMud Hut Mama   |  Monday, 18 February 2013 at 9:11 pm

    Sweet! What a beautiful rendition of a lovely song!

  3. CommentsThe Editors   |  Wednesday, 20 February 2013 at 9:27 am

    Thanks so much for your warm comments!

  4. CommentsInCultureParent | How to Teach Kids about Race and Social Justice: One Teacher’s Approach   |  Thursday, 28 March 2013 at 2:21 pm

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