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Black History Month

National Black History Month

Originally called "Negro History Week" and celebrated the second week of February, Black History Month has been celebrated in the United States since 1926. Dr. Carter G. Woodson, upset by the absence or subjugation of African American contributions in American history textbooks, was responsible for creating what we now know as Black History Month. The original week expanded to a full month and now encompasses the contributions of Africa to the Black experience in America. Dr. Woodson was also the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History and the Journal of Negro History (now Journal of African American History).

Read & Watch

a history of african americans
The New Jim Crow
sitting in speaking out
zora neale hurston: collected plays
i am not your negro
becoming african americans
death or liberty: african americans and revolutionary america
maya angelou: and still i rise
Freedom's Main Line
race: the power of an illusion
james baldwin
Unjustly Dishonored: an african american division in world war 1
king: a filmed record
from dubois to obama: african american intellectuals in the public forum
Black Resonance
Reading Contemporary African American Literature
the girls in the band
The African American Experience During World War II
black panthers: vanguard of the revolution
black stats
Every Goodbye Ain't Gone
The New African Diaspora

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