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February is Black History Month

Black History Month

This month we are celebrating Black History Month.

Black History Month began in 1926 as “Negro History Week” and evolved to its current iteration when President Gerald Ford had “Black History Month” federally recognized on the 200th anniversary of the United States in 1976.

Black History Month 2015 begins February 1. Celebrate African-American contributions to U.S. history with these important quotes by black scholars and poets.

Read more about this special month on these websites:

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/black-history-month

http://heavy.com/social/2015/02/black-history-month-2015-famous-quotes-poems-inspirational-sayings/

 

http://www.pbs.org/about/news/archive/2015/black-history-month/

Are you aware of any other websites you recommend that you could share with us below in the comments?

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One thought on “February is Black History Month

  1. Thank you for recognizing the importance of this month and why we celebrate it. Black History is American History and deserves to be remembered and appreciated.

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