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Black History Month: From Abraham Lincoln to Frederick Douglass

Image Credit: The Library of Congress

Black History Month began as “Black History Week” in 1926. I have previously documented the history of black history month here: “The History of Black History Month.

There, I note that Professor Carter G. Woodson was the intellectual and spiritual force behind the idea of commemorating and celebrating the long, sordid, tragic yet ultimately triumphant…

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Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Freelancer since the earth first began cooling. My beat, justice: racial, social, political, economic and cultural. I’m on FB, Twitter, Link, hdyerjr@gmail.com.