Footsteps - African American Heritage

Celebrating African American Heritage
and Achievement


FOOTSTEPS is a magazine designed for young people, their parents, and other individuals interested in discovering the scope, substance, and many often unheralded facts of African American heritage. It is an excellent classroom resource for teachers, a valuable research tool for students, and an important vehicle for bringing this rich heritage to people of all backgrounds.

Footsteps' last issue will be May 2006. However, we will continue to keep our past issues in print.
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Enjoying Footsteps In each issue:
  • nonfiction articles
        and interviews
  • activities
  • historical
        photographs
        and artwork
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • primary source
        documents
  •   Readers' Submissions  


    Contest!


    Quilting traveling exhibitions that complement the
    Folk Art May/June 2003 issue of FOOTSTEPS!


    Current Issue:
    Tell Me a Story: Folktales Then and Now
    May/June 2006

    Tell Me a Story: Folktales Then and Now--May/June 2006

    "As a former classroom teacher, I frequently used Cobblestone magazines with my students. I commend Cobblestone, and especially FOOTSTEPS, for their unique and engaging way of bringing our world and the people who shape it to educators and their students for over twenty five years."
    -- Wendell C. Bourne, Jr.
    K-12 Coordinator, Multicultural Curriculum and Programs
    Cambridge Rindge & Latin School
    Cambridge, MA


    "FOOTSTEPS magazine is of tremendous value to the African American community (and indeed to any reader who opens it)."
    -- Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
    Chair, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University