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February is 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 word search activities to teach students about famous figures and events in African-American history. Learn about Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King (or browse our MLK word searches), Abolitionists like Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglas, and more modern figures like Langston Hughes. Keep students engaged with Black History Month printable activities. 

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