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Know Your History: Black History Month

“In 1915, Dr. Carter G. Woodson and Rev. Jesse E. Moorland co-founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH). Their goal was to research and bring awareness to the largely ignored, yet crucial role black people played in American and world history. The following year, Woodson published and distributed his findings in The Journal of Negro History. He founded the publication with the hope that it would dispel popular mistruths. He also hoped to educate black people about their cultural background and……….”

Do your reseach, understand what you are celebrating and acknowledge the paths others have paved…..

Black History Month: The History

2 comments on “Know Your History: Black History Month

  1. southla
    February 13, 2015

    Reblogged this on SouthLA and commented:

    Happy Black History Month!!

  2. southla
    February 13, 2015

    Reblogged this on SouthLA and commented:

    Happy Black History Month!!

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