The Origins of Black History Month

The Origins of Black History Month

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  • I wonder who was the man who helped create negro history in the establishment of black history month?  
  • I am Carter G. Woodson and I desired to spotlight the accomplishment of African American 
  • Why was the ASALH founded organization?
  • it was that my organization strive for a balanced history for african americans back in 1915
  • It was president Gerald Ford who told american the observe the month celebration.Gratefully it was President Carter who officially recognized Black History Month
  • what was your ambition towards young african american ?
  • I wanted to encourage them celebrate the accomplishment and contribution of their ancestors 
  • Who quickly took up Negro History week, and by 1960s, what was happening? Also what happened 1976? 
  • Good question....African Americans took up Negro History Week. By 1960s at the height of the civil rights movement  American educator, both white and back, were observing Negro History Week. Finally in 1976, the ASALH expanded the traditional long celebration of African-American history month, and Black History was born. 
  • In the same year which president urged Americans to observe Black History month ? Which president officially recognized the month in what year?
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