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Black History Month celebrates the contributions made by African-Americans to the history of the United States. The U.S. observes National African-American History Month in February of each year.


Black History Month is celebrated in February of each year, and was originally established as the Negro History week in 1926.


Carter G. Woodson is given credit for laying the foundation of what later became Black History Month. He helped found the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History on Sept. 9, 1915, which expanded Negro History Week to Black History Month in 1976.


Black history plays are available free of charge from PioneerDrama.com and Scholastic.com. Both sites offer short plays suitable for children telling about famous African Americans in history.


English, a West Germanic language in the Indo-European language family, has gone through three main periods in its history: Old English, Middle English and Modern English. Its roots are Germanic, but it has been heavily influenced by Latin and French, and it also has Ol...


Black History Month is an outgrowth of Negro History Week, an event created in 1926 by Carter Woodson, an African-American scholar and historian. In 1976, the annual event was extended to last for one month, during which achievements of African-Americans are honored.


The answer to the riddle "What is black and white and read all over" is a newspaper. The riddle first appeared in print in 1859 in the Christian Inquirer and was used as a tag line for the Marion, Ohio, Daily Star newspaper in 1880.