Posted By Bill Payer on Feb 1, 2022 | 0 comments

Have you ever wondered why February is Black History Month?

“First, there was Negro History Week

Critics have long argued that Black history should be taught and celebrated year-round, not just during one month each year.

It was Carter G. Woodson, the “father of Black history,” who first set out in 1926 to designate a time to promote and educate people about Black history and culture, according to W. Marvin Dulaney. He is a historian and the president of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH).”

To see the entire NPR article CLICK HERE

Not surprisingly, History.com also has a good explainer…CLICK HERE

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