Puzzle: "Black History Month"

February is Black History Month. What we now call Black History Month was originated in 1926 by Carter Godwin Woodson as Negro History Week. African Americans have made rich contributions to the history of this country.

How much do you know about the culture, inventors and people who have shaped African-American history? This month's puzzle contains the names of ten important historical figures. Unscramble the circled letters to find another famous African American historical figure.


Learn More

Northwest African American Museum

Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project

The Black Past: Remembered & Reclaimed

Visit the African American History Month website for information and resources from the U.S. Library of Congress.

To learn more about the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, visit the National Park Service website.