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Black History Month



  • Rethinking Black History Month in Germany

    by Tiffany Florvil

    This year will mark the 30th anniversary of the annual Black History Month celebrations in Berlin, which became a fixture in the Black German community. 



  • Why Are We Still Segregating Black History in February?

    by Christina Proenza-Coles

    Even before the U.S. was a nation, African-Americans played crucial roles in nearly every stage of history in the new world. ‘Honoring’ that history in one month is a travesty.



  • Video of the Week: "Real Black History"

    Professors Jelani Cobb, Jamilah Lemieux, Mychal Denzel Smith, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, George Wallace, and Walter Naegle are here to remind you that Black History is American History and it doesn't fit in one tweet.



  • The Whitewashing of King’s Assassination

    by Vann R. Newkirk II

    The death of Martin Luther King Jr. wasn’t a galvanizing event, but the premature end of a movement that had only just begun.



  • Video of the Week: “I am a Slave”

    A video from the TV show, "black-ish” celebrating Juneteenth, the day former slaves chose to celebrate the end of slavery.