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Black History Month

(1) Black History Month-Unknown

February marks the launch of Black History Month,

a time to recognize the central role and revolutionary

work of black people in America.

Historian Carter G. Woodson created Negro History Week

in 1926 and it officially evolved into a month-long

celebration forty years later. With white history being

the dominant narrative in America, the work of revo-

lutionary black Americans is often neglected and, while

it should acknowledged all the time, February serves as

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