Black History Month

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month, is an annual observance in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. It is celebrated annually in the United States and Canada in February and the United Kingdom in October.

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Black History Month - Criticism
... Black History Month sparks an annual debate about the continued usefulness and fairness of a designated month dedicated to the history of one race ... Many people hold concerns about black history being delegated to a single month and the "hero worship" of some of the historical figures often recognized ... Morgan Freeman, a critic of Black History Month, said "I don't want a black history month ...
Carter G. Woodson - Black History Month
... He worked to preserve the history of African Americans and accumulated a collection of thousands of artifacts and publications ... overlooked, ignored, and even suppressed by the writers of history textbooks and the teachers who use them." Race prejudice, he concluded, "is merely the logical result of tradition, the inevitable ... The week of recognition became accepted and has been extended as the full month of February, now known as Black History Month ...

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