Black history

Patricia Daniel

BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Black History Month begins in 1915, This started after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States.
The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” The historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Mayors of cities across the country issued proclamations achievements of African Americans. Towards the late 1960s, in being part to the civil rights movement, the celebration became known as Black History Month.
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