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Black History Month - HISTORY
21 Feb 2020 at 1:05am
Origins of Black History Month . The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States.

Black History Month - Wikipedia
13 Jan 2020 at 10:58pm
Black History Month is an annual observance originating in the United States, where it is also known as African-American History Month. It has received official recognition from governments in the United States and Canada, and more recently has been observed unofficially in Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

African American History Month
19 Feb 2020 at 5:32am
February is African American History Month The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled ...

Black History Month: How It Started and Why It's in February ...
21 Feb 2020 at 3:31pm
This Is How February Became Black History Month This Is How February Became Black History Month Portrait of American historian and educator Carter Godwin Woodson (1875 - 1950), 1910s.

Black History Month Creation and Overview
20 Feb 2020 at 11:43am
Black History Month is a month set aside to learn, honor, and celebrate the achievements of black men and women throughout history. Since its inception, Black History Month has always been celebrated in February.

Black History Facts - Black History Month & Little Known ...
21 Feb 2020 at 4:43pm
Black History Month: The celebration of Black History Month began as ?Negro History Week,? which was created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, a noted African American historian, scholar, educator, and publisher. It became a month-long celebration in 1976. The month of February was chosen to coincide with the birthdays...

The Origins of Black History Month
19 Feb 2020 at 7:20am
In 1976, as the US was celebrating its bicentennial, the ASALH expanded the traditional week-long celebration of African-American history to a month, and Black History Month was born. That same year, President Gerald Ford urged Americans to observe Black History Month, but it was President Carter who officially recognized Black History Month in 1978.

Black History - People, Facts & Quotes - Biography
20 Feb 2020 at 8:01am
February marks Black History Month, a tribute to African-American men and women who have made significant contributions to America and the rest of the world in the fields of science, politics, law, sports, the arts, entertainment, and many other fields.

10 Little Known Black History Facts | PBS
3 Jan 2020 at 7:54am
In an effort to honor this expansive and growing history, Black History Month was established by way of a weekly celebration in February known as ?Negro History Week? by historian Carter G. Woodson. But just as Black history is more than a month, so too are the numerous events and figures that are often overlooked during it.

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