Celebrate Black History

Understanding History Makes a Better Today

The more we know about the past, the better we can understand our present. This Black History Month, we're featuring resources you can use to help foster an understanding of Black history and celebrate Black achievement all year long on Flipgrid and in your communities.

Flipgrid Live Events that Celebrate and Inspire

Packed with powerhouse influencers and insightful perspectives from experts in their field, these interactive events will bring lessons in perseverance and positivity and the true meaning of soul food to your classroom. Registration is free and open to the public.

Stacey Abrams
February 15, 10:00 AM PST

What can you accomplish with confidence, kindness, and determination? Find out with author and political leader Stacey Abrams.


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World Read Aloud Day
Wednesday, February 2
10:00 AM PST

Bestselling author Tami Charles will share her book All Because You Matter reminding students that they matter now and always.


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We Ate: Food & The Good Fight
Wednesday, February 9
10:00 AM PST

Our partners at Langston League discuss how soul food is more than just for eating; it’s an integral part of community, justice, and the soul.


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Learn more about Flipgrid Live Events and what’s coming up.

Conversations for Understanding and Action

Learn about Black stories and history this and every month with these topics from our ever-growing collection of educational topics in our Discovery Library.

Explore Space with Black Astronauts

Students research Black astronauts and become tour guides for our solar system.


(Grades K-5) 


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Reclaiming Black History with Langston League

Learn about representations and misrepresentations of historical Black figures.


(Grades 6-8)


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Digital Citizenship and Black Lives Matter

Empower student changemakers and promote digital safety when talking about race. 


(Grades 9-12)


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Articles for Educators and Families

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Experts discuss why culturally responsive teaching benefits every student, and share their teaching strategies and classroom activities. 


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Celebrate Black History All Year

In February, we lift up Black voices, stories, and history. But understanding and celebrating Black excellence is important year-round.


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How Does Understanding Lead to Change?

Representation and equity are critical for the empowerment and success of everyone in our communities. Watch Flipgrid’s Educations Innovation Leads Jornea Armond and Fely García López speak to experts in computer science education about why educators should understand their role in responding to and supporting diverse individuals in their classrooms throughout the year.

More Resources

For more activities and information about Black history, check out these immersive experiences hosted by the Microsoft Stores team, including virtual museums, children’s books, and fireside chats.