Celebrating Black History Month

In 1926, Carter G. Woodson ignited a movement, a call to educate and celebrate Black history and culture. His vision, originally known as Negro History Week, aimed to integrate Black history into public school curriculums and elevate its importance in academia. The 1960s saw a crescendo of protests against racial injustices, driving the change we needed. And it was in 1976, during the Bicentennial, that President Gerald R. Ford officially declared February as Black History…