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The Origins of Black History Month

Black History Month was first officially recognized by the US government in 1976. People often use this time to reflect on historical events, from slavery to the civil rights movement, and also to celebrate the racial unity we have today. So, how did Black History Month get started?

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Celebrating Black History Month

It’s officially February everyone, and do you know what that means? It’s Black History Month! Have you ever taken the time to just look around and take into realization what we have now? Remember when African-Americans and whites couldn’t go into the same restaurants, play…

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Black History Month 2011

February is Black History Month, and as an African American, I’m very proud. I am also very excited to celebrate the events and people who stood up for what they believed in and fought for a better life for African Americans. I feel a sense…