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Black History Month

February - 2024


A month-long observance in the U.S. and other countries to honor the history and contributions of Black people. It's a time to reflect on the struggles and celebrate the achievements.

Event Region:

World Wide

Effected commuinity :

African Americans

Origin of Event:

Originated as a week-long celebration, extended to a month. February was chosen to align with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.

Social and Political Sensitivities:

Conversations can involve sensitive topics such as racism, systemic oppression, and inequality.

Black History Month
Some ideas to mark

1) Host a series of guest speakers on Black history
2) Create a curated reading list or library display
3) Screen films by Black directors
4) Organize community service projects focused on predominantly Black communities
5) Facilitate discussions on tackling systemic racism

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