The Importance Of Black History Month

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Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and it is also a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in the U.S History. This event grew out of “Negro History Week”, the brainchild of a noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other African Americans. Since 1976 every U.S. president has officially designated February as Black History Month other countries around the world, including the country of Canada and the United Kingdom have also devoted a month to celebrate Black History Month.
This Celebration began in the year of 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. That September Carter G. Woodson and the Prominent Minister Jesse E. Moorland
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