Black History Month is, was and always will be necessary

February provides an opportunity to bridge gaps and stimulate conversations

02/15/17 8:52pm


Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. are widely known African-American trailblazers for their achievements and steps they took to unify our country, amidst racial discrimination. However, there are many who came before and after them that go unnamed and unrecognized.

February, the shortest month of the year, is Black History Month. While there is arguably greater equality between races now than there was in the 1960s during the Civil Rights Movement, there is still so much that needs to change for an America with “with liberty and justice for all.” … read more.

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