When was Black History Month created?

Answer Historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson, founder of the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History, created Black History Week in 1926. In 1986 Congress passed a law naming February "Nati... Read More »

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Who created black history month?

In February 1925, Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard-trained historian, announced Negro History Week under an organization he founded called the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. That ... Read More »

Parents- how do you explain to a 7 years old why there are black history but not white history month?

You know I wonder that myself. I appreciate what the black community has done for our country. I'm thrilled that race has been more and more seen as just skin color and nothing more. I'm glad ra... Read More »

When did negro history week become black history month?

In 1926, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, a respected black historian, founded Negro History Week to bring attention to the contributions and history of black Americans. In 1976, the Association for the Stud... Read More »

How to Recognize Young Black Men During Black History Month?

Black History Month is a time to recognize the achievements of historical African-Americans and those working in communities today. To celebrate and recognize young black men succeeding and setting... Read More »