Every February, the United States celebrates Black History Month. It’s a time to draw special attention to the unique history and culture of Black people in our country and around the world. Use these Black History Month quotes as writing prompts, to inspire research projects, or as a jumping-off point for classroom conversations.
Note: Some of these Black History Month quotes use terms such as “Negro” that are considered offensive in modern usage. Give your students historical context around terms such as these before sharing the quotes with them.