Continue Recognizing Black History Month With Statistical Resources
Engage students with current census data about the African American population to commemorate the month.
Black History Month Fun Facts
In case you missed it, Black (or African American) History Month Fun Facts handout and teaching guide are available online with new data on population, education, and other interesting stats about famous Black Americans. Interact with your students using this free handout and teaching guide.
Black History Month: Test Your Knowledge on Facts About Black History Month
Enjoy the new Kahoot! game that features facts and figures about the Black population in the United States. How many U.S. Black-owned businesses were there in 2020? Students can discover the answer to this and other questions about the nation’s Black population by playing this game.
Educational Attainment of Black and Total U.S. Population by Age Warm-up Activity
Census Bureau statistics show that approximately 94 percent of African Americans between the ages of 25 and 39 had a high school diploma or higher in 2020. Learn more about this and other fascinating facts with this 5-minute challenge warm up activity. This resource gives students the opportunity to analyze Census Bureau data and identify trends in the educational attainment of the U.S. Black and total population.
About Statistics in Schools
The Census Bureau provides more than 200 activities and resources for teaching and learning with real-life data. Enhance and invigorate learning in many subjects while educating your students about the value and everyday use of statistics. Visit census.gov/schools to learn more and explore standards-aligned, classroom ready activities.