Black History Month Crossword Puzzles

During the month of February, the U.S. celebrates Black History Month (also called African American History month), which honors the history and achievements of African Americans. Use these free Black History Month printable crossword puzzles to teach students about notable Civil Rights heroes like Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King (or browse our MLK crosswords), Abolitionists like Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglas, and more modern figures like Langston Hughes and Barack Obama. Black history month printable activities are an engaging way to help students learn and celebrate. 

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