This is a collection of educational resources from PBS LearningMedia to support educators and families while discussing issues pertaining to civil rights, protesting, Black history and historical individuals, past and current events, and more. These resources are free and open for all to use.

Please note:

This is not an exhaustive list of resources.

These resources are appropriate for middle and high school students, unless otherwise noted.

These educational materials are to be used in conjunction with other resources, conversations, and instruction to provide the most complete context for students.

As with all educational materials, please preview these resources prior to utilizing with students to check for appropriateness.


PBS Black Culture Connection

We invite you to explore the PBS Black Culture Connection: Your resource and guide to the films, stories and voices across public television centered around Black history and cultu

East Lake Meadows

Learn the history of East Lake Meadows, a former public housing community in Atlanta.


Civil Rights

Black History & Historical Individuals

Non-PBS Resources

Current Events & News




Resources for Adults Working with Young Children

PBS Parents

PBS LearningMedia (resources to share with young children)

PBS NewsHour

The Talk


The Kojo Nnamdi Show

PBS LearningMedia (professional learning tools for educators)