Why study black history?

Answer Black history, also known as African-American history, is the study of history with a focus on the contributions of African-Americans. The U.S. Congress passed Public Law 99-244 in 1986 recognizing... Read More »

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Who invented black history week&is known as the father of black history?

Carter G. Woodson is known as the "Father of Black History." In 1926, Woodson created Negro History Week, which was in concurrence with the birthdays of President Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Doug... 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 »