21 Black History Posters and Colouring Pages


Celebrate Black History Month with kids by displaying or colouring posters of amazing people from Black history!

You can also buy this product as a part of the Black History Bundle. This listing is for a downloadable PDF file. Print and cut as many copies as you want!



Use the posters to decorate the room with portraits of amazing Black people from history – Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Maya Angelou, Jesse Owen, Mae Jemison, Barack Obama and more! Better yet, have your students create their own versions by colouring the black-and-white pages or using the make-your-own template.

Black History: Colouring Page and Poster Set includes:

  • two big-format posters (featuring twelve Black heroes and their inspirational quotes)
  • twenty one full-colour full-page posters
  • twenty one black-and-white full-page posters 
  • twenty inspiring Black people: Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Maya Angelou, Jesse Owen, Mae Jemison, Barack Obama, Thurgood Marshall, Gordon Washington Carver, Josephine Baker, Harriet Tubman, Ella Fitzgerald, Katherine Johnson, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Mary Seacole, Madame C.J. Walker, Alexandre Dumas, Joseph Bologne, Charles Drew, and Alexander Pushkin

Each poster and each colouring page includes:

  • an illustration of an amazing Black person from history
  • his/her name, date of birth and country of birth
  • her/his most important accomplishments
  • a few biographical facts from his/her life, expressed in symbols

The last page offers a template for creating additional posters. Ask your students to create a poster for an inspiring Black person from history that was not included in the list—then display a gallery of their work! 



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