Who started the Black History Month tradition?

Answer 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 »

Top Q&A For: Who started the Black History Month tradition

Who first started black history month?

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 »

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 »