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Walter Williams: Black History Month Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Carter G. Woodson, noted scholar, historian and educator, created "Negro History Week" in 1926, which became Black History Month in 1976. Woodson chose February because it coincided with the birthdays of black abolitionist Frederick Douglass and President Abraham Lincoln. Americans should be proud of the tremendous gains made since emancipation. Black Americans, as a group, have made the greatest gains, over some of the highest hurdles, in a shorter span of time than any other racial group in mankind's history.


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▶ Black History Month Program at Pass Road Elementary

Black History Month continues as February comes to an end and a local elementary hosted their annual program to celebrate and honor the month long event.

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