Culture & Change: Black History in America
Learn about famous African Americans, listen to jazz music, and explore history
Meet and Publish
    Rosa Parks  
Melba Pattillo
African-American Inventors
Read and Explore

Watch an exclusive video interview with author Christopher Paul Curtis. Find out what inspires this winner of both the Newbery Award and the Coretta Scott King Medal — and hear his advice for young authors.

Listen and Interview

The Underground Railroad

Listen and Interview
Listen to a History of Jazz. Wynton Marsalis will tell you more through words and sounds!

Read the transcript of the student interview of Grammy Award-winning musician Wynton Marsalis.
Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis, Jazz Musician (Courtesy of Keith Major)