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 http://www.CNNstudentnews.com. 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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