About Black History Month

  • Why Black History Month?
    Author and professor of history Peniel Joseph gives his perspective. “Black History Month helps reinforce why it should be taught, because everything from slavery to civil rights has been critical to the evolution of American democracy.” 
  • March on Washington
    Events celebrating Black History Month
    Black History is OUR shared History. February is the month we celebrate the achievements and struggles of African Americans in America, but the history…