Black History Heritage Month
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An annual celebration of achievements, including those by African Americans, and a time for recognizing the central role of Black people in U.S. history. Learn more on the African American Heritage month website
- Those are the birthday months of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.
- Negro History week started in 1925 after W.E.B. DuBois recognised African American’s contributions to civilization
- It became a national holiday in 1976
- Actor Chadwick Boseman
- Journalist Jemelle Hill
- Politician Shirley Chisolm
- Activist and Athlete Bill Russelli