Kw-logo-smaller

Nickelodeon Celebrates Black History Month 2010

Feb 05, 2010
Black History Month 2010
Black History Month 2010

In honor of Black History Month, Nickelodeon is celebrating prominent African Americans throughout February 2010, on Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Nick at Nite, TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick.com and NickJr.com. Watch teens perform their own poetry about inspirational African Americans!


Inspiring African Americans

The teens recite poems about the following inspirational African Americans:

  • Michael Jackson: King of Pop
  • Barack Obama: America’s first African American president
  • Oprah Winfrey: TV host
  • Bessie Coleman: First African American to earn an international pilot’s license
  • Toni Morrison: First African American woman to receive the Nobel Prize in literature
  • Granville T. Woods: Inventor
  • Ruby Bridges: First African American child to attend an all-white school in the South
  • CJ Walker: Businesswoman
  • Ella Fitzgerald: Jazz vocalist
  • Jack Johnson: Heavyweight boxer
  • Josephine Baker: Performer
  • Joseph Lee: Inventor of the kneading machine
  • Langston Hughes: Poet
  • Sidney Poitier: Oscar-winning actor
  • Thurgood Marshall: First African American to serve on the US Supreme Court

Video: A Poem For Oprah Winfrey



Kids and Black History Month Videos


 



Related Stories:

 

readers voted!

Comments

MaDaRaHeCk

MaDaRaHeCk wrote:

yeahblack history celebration
commented: Wed Jan 21, 2015

0cutiepie1

0cutiepie1 wrote:

I love the celebration of black history!
commented: Tue Feb 21, 2012

there are 2 more comments

Please login or register to add comments


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like it!

latest videos

F1107381425812

How Much Do You Know About Black History Month?

  • I never heard of it.
  • A little.
  • Everything - ask me a question!
  • I don't know.

related stories

Micro_harriet tubman-micro
February is Black History Month, a great time to learn about pivotal people in the history of Afr...
Micro_ruby-bridges-micro
Ruby Bridges is famous for doing something most of us take for granted today: going to elementary...
Micro_black_micro
February is Black History Month. One cool thing to do is go on a field trip to commemorate the co...
Micro_black-history-month-micro
February is Black History Month, a time to remember the African Americans who made countless cont...

Random in the forums

Always_Invisible14
"won123" wrote: LISTEN UP KW LETS TALK DONT EVER BE FAKE I HATE FAKE PEOPLE IF U MY GURL I WANT U TO BE 100% WITH ME AND IF U MY FRIENDS I WANT U TO BE 100%                                                                             [s:p/zxl] oki
reply about 1 hour
iNutellaTwilight
k
reply about 2 hours
iNutellaTwilight
how to comment on games?
reply about 2 hours
american_brit
*raises eyebrow*  8.7 
reply about 2 hours
iamalive
iamalive posted in General:
u wot m8
reply about 2 hours

play online games

Valantine-day-crossword-thumb

Valentine's Day is almost here! Time for candy, hearts, flowers, love and, of co...

Goodgameempire-thumb

Goodgame Empire is a great strategy title by Goodgame Studios. Build your own ca...

Black-history-month-crossword-pre

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the amazing contributions of African ...

Big-farm-thumb

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

Candy-cash-thumb

Candy's got her candies into a terrible mess, can you help her to sort them out?

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

_thumb_100x100

Bloons 2 is here! A worthy and awesome sequel at last to our original Bloons gam...

Frostbox_100x100

Explore the world or hang out with friends in your own condo. Get a unique look,...