Black history month

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Today my grandson brought home some of the things they studied today. it is important that all in this country know and understand these great contributions . thankfully this generation of children are being taught this history in public schools in the south.



ORIGINS OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH

The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after theThirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. That September, the Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson and the prominent minister Jesse E. Moorland founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), an organization dedicated to researching and promoting achievements by black Americans and other peoples of African descent. Known today as the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), the group sponsored a national Negro History week in 1926, choosing the second week of February to coincide with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.

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We can never repay the debt that African Americans have done to make this great nation what it is not the least of which was fighting against the slave rapists in the South during the War of Southern Rebellion
 

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