CNN Student News celebrates Black History Month in February with reports for classrooms highlighting the history, culture, and achievements of African-Americans. Reports range from the Gullah/Geechee community of coastal Georgia and South Carolina to black achievements in the arts and entertainment. The CNN Student Bureau contributes stories from students in the United States and Nigeria. A free classroom guide for teachers will accompany the Black History month programming online at The guide includes lesson plans, suggested classroom activities, background materials, and links to online educational resources. Classroom connections include social studies, history, and international culture.

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