A great pastime for children and adults, these fun exciting word search puzzles are a great way for children and adults to learn about African American history and culture. Learn about the Black Statue of Liberty, meet the original Kings and Queens of Comedy, discover amazing facts about America's first female millionaire Madam C. J. Walker, read about common everyday household items that were invented by African Americans, and much more. Recommended for ages 12 to adult.
About the author
Kevin Ikim Dunn, the Founder and CEO of Puzzles For Us®, is a former Database Programmer and after-school youth counselor who launched the Puzzles For Us® series after recognizing the dire need for culturally relevant educational material and resources that reflected the lives of people of color in a positive way. A talented researcher, writer and organizer with an engaging communication style, Kevin Ikim Dunn -- known affectionately as "Mr. Puzzles" -- channels his life long passion of the Arts and for African American history into the driving force that is responsible for the growing popularity and success of his Puzzles For Us® cultural "edutainment" series. He has been featured on a number of radio and cable television shows, including the Steve Harvey Show on WBLS, and articles on him and his Puzzles For Us® series have appeared in the New York Daily News, Bronx Magazine, Harlem News, Our Time Press, and the New York Amsterdam News.
In 2013, Kevin was commissioned by the Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture to create a series of custom crossword and word search puzzles commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation that was published in their education journal and distributed to public school students throughout the New York City area.
Ages: 12 to Adult
Grades: 6 & up