The End of the Month, but NOT the End of Black History…

When Carter G. Woodson began Negro History Week in 1926, he chose the second week of February to encompass the birth dates of both Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. Its purpose then was to teach some and remind others that the history of black people in America was not simply the story of subjugation. BlackContinue reading The End of the Month, but NOT the End of Black History…

February = Black History Month pt I

February marks the beginning of Black History Month. Β This month provides the opportunity for all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African Americans other non-American Β Blacks have played in the shaping of U.S. history and history in itself. In 1926, Carter G. Woodson developed Negro History Week. Woodson believed that “the achievements ofContinue reading February = Black History Month pt I