Who first started black history month?

Answer Black History Month, formerly called Negro History Week, is the period of time when the history of the black people is recognized and celebrated. One man is responsible for its inception in the ear... Read More »

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Who started the Black History Month tradition?

In 1976, President Gerald Ford encouraged United States citizens to celebrate achievements by African-Americans. Black History Month became official that year as an expansion of Negro History Week,... Read More »

When was Black History Month first observed?

Black History Month originated with a celebration led by historian Carter G. Woodson in 1925. It started out as Negro History Week in February, 1926. In 1976 President Gerald R. Ford encouraged Ame... Read More »

Black History Month First Grade Lessons?

Historian Carter G. Woodson started Negro History Week in February, 1926 as a way for African-American communities to celebrate and educate about African American achievements. In 1976, the Associa... Read More »

What was the first name for Black History Month?

Carter G. Woodson established Negro History Week, now called Black History Month, in 1926, with the purpose of educating others about the significant achievements of African Americans. During this ... Read More »