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    Every year during the month of February the nation celebrates Black History Month. Many Americans wonder why there is a Black History month. What makes African Americans distinctive from all other Americans. Black History month or National African American month originated from the Negro Week. The cofounders of this organization were Carter G. Woodson, George Cleveland Hall, W.B. Hartgrove, Alexander L. Jackson, and James E. Stamps. Harvard graduate named Carter G. Woodson who promoted a national celebration of black contribution. He selected the second week of February during which Abraham Lincoln and Fredrick Douglas had celebrated their birthdays. He called it Negro Week (Horton 3). The Association for the study of Negro life and history…

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    Hoosier Hills Chapter partners with Blacks in Governement (BIG) for Black History Awareness Month Luncheon On February 23, 2017, the FEW partnered with the Blacks in Governement (BIG), to host a luncheon at Club Lakeview to celebrate Black History Month. Dr. Audrey T. McCluskey, a professor emerita of a professor emerita of African American and African Diaspora Studies, former Director of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, and former Director of the Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana…

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    Americans have become one of the most diverse countries on the planet, as well as one of the most envied. They still to this day set the trend for the modern world for all others to follow. And we all wonder why in the united states celebrate Black history month on a february. This one month of the year has been set aside so that all Americans can honor the past of the people who were brought to this country in freedom of speech. The celebration of Black history month is a tribute to all the…

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    The committee has been presented with various challenges to meet consistently. The struggled to meet is compounded with not just our day to day responsibilities and expectations. Additionally, many of you, your time has been hijacked to support CORE project and the various training associated it with this project. Many of you know the importance of Black History and many of you know the importance of the representation of the Black Community. Let me reemphasize, recognizing Black History…

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    there has been a Black History Month. The first president to recognize a month designated to just black history was Gerald Ford (History.com). Every president since Ford has also recognized February as Black History Month. However, some very powerful people have a different opinion about the idea of Black History Month. In 2005, Morgan Freeman claimed in an interview with 60 Minutes that the idea of Black History Month is “ridiculous” and that he doesn’t believe there should be a Black History…

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    February is Black History Month in the United States. In the mainstream media, at least in 2008, not much has been said to remind people of this fact. Perhaps it has been overshadowed by the presidential race (which itself is historical), or other celebrity news which, unfortunately, leads to ratings and ad dollars. My 10-year old son asked me - no, begged me - to write a Hub about Black History Month. In order to provide more information to him and others that are interested in the history of…

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    why do Americans celebrate black history month and is it still necessary. That answer is yes we do need to celebrate, some reasons why are that stereotypes of black Americans have to change, confidence in young black women and men needs to increase and notoriety of what blacks have done in history need to continue to be recognized. Now lets take a more detailed look these reasons why black history month is still necessary The first reason why black history month is still need to be celebrated…

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    Black History Month has a very important place in our history. It is the month where we celebrate the contributions of many heroes who gained rights for their race. A period of time when these individuals stood up for what they believed was right, they stood up during the time of racial segregation. Racial segregation is the separation of people of different races due to a law. Examples included separate eating areas at a restaurant, separate fountains, separate washrooms, separate…

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    film presentation of a documentary they created in celebration of Black History Month. The film explored racism in cartoons, social media, news, T.V., music, and even award shows. Not only did the documentary touch on the everyday struggles of the black community, but touched on racism of all cultures observed globally. In addition, the students highlighted in their documentary how media has skewed the facts and has- and still is- trying to convince the public that much of the black youth seen…

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    or observe Black History Month? It is important to celebrate, or observe Black History Month because it teaches us what an impact African Americans made in history. Black History Month teaches us about African Americans who fought for their freedom and rights and who have inspired many other African Americans today and long ago. I also want to say I am very happy that we get to discuss Black History Month because it helps me better understand that the world is not what it used to be because…

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