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Black History Facts - Black History - HISTORY.com


Black History Month honors the contributions of African Americans to United States history. Did you know that Madam CJ Walker was America's first self-made  ...

Black History Month 2016: 15 Interesting Facts About Famous ...


Jan 31, 2016 ... Are you ready to learn? Black History Month begins in the U.S. Monday, and the observance, celebrating African-Americans' achievements and ...

Black History Month 2016 - Facts


Facts. February 1 - The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which abolished slavery, was adopted by the 38th Congress. Ratification was completed ...

Black History Month Timeline and Facts & Figures | DiversityInc


Feb 22, 2016 ... DiversityInc provides a downloadable list of the important dates and relevant demographics surrounding Black History Month.

Top 20 Black History Month Facts | Facts.net


Interesting Black History Month facts for adults and kids. We explore various facts relating to Black History Month, including its history and origins.

Black History Month Facts - SoftSchools


Black History Month is celebrated annually in the United States, Canada, in the United Kingdom and in Germany. It is also known as African-American History ...

6 facts about black Americans for Black History Month | Pew ...


Feb 23, 2015 ... Since 1976, Black History Month has been celebrated every February to commemorate the accomplishments of black Americans throughout ...

Black History Month / Facts 51-75 - Oxford School District


Fact #38. Black History Month originated in 1926 by Carter Godwin Woodson as ... The month of February was chosen in honor of Frederick Douglass and ...

Black History Month / Facts 1-26: Inventions and Discoveries


Fact #1. Elijah McCoy (1843 - 1929) invented an automatic lubricator for oiling steam engines in 1872. The term "the real McCoy" is believed to be a reference ...

Black History Month Activities, History, Timeline, Ideas, Events, Facts ...


Learn about the history of Black History Month, read biographies of famous African Americans, try our quizzes and crosswords, find stats and facts about African ...

Black History Month
National African American History Month, originated as Negro History Week in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, is observed each February as a time to recognize the contributions of African Americans to the culture at large... More »
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10 Little Known Black History Facts | PBS


In an effort to honor this expansive and growing history, Black History Month was established by way of a weekly celebration in February known as “Negro ...

Little Known Facts About Black History - Biography.com


Feb 3, 2012 ... February is Black History month, which means that every year we remember the African-Americans who have made history—and made ...

History of Black History & African American Timeline - Fact Monster


History of Black History & African American Timeline (Civil Rights, Famous People). Black History Month is observed every February in the United States.