Black History Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Really great information in this post- I would definitely recommend giving it a read.

Tiani Angela

Happy Friday everyone! I hope all is well with you all. I’m feeling pretty good myself. As we near the end of February also known as Black History Month, I wanted to share a few lesser-known and interesting facts about Black History. This is a month that reflects and pays tribute to the achievements of generations of African Americans.

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“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

1.) The Black population in the United States went from being 4.8 million residents in 1870 to 43.8 million in 2018.

2.) Black History Month was originally started and celebrated as Negro History Week in 1926 by Carter G Woodson. He chose the second week of February specifically because it covered the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln (February 12th) and Frederick Douglass (February 14th).

3.) The late…

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22 thoughts on “Black History Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

  1. “Black History Month is a reminder
    that America with the help of African leaders
    chain and forced balcks out of Africa
    enslave blacks for approximatedly 400 years
    of slavery with Reconstruction, Jim Crow Segregation,
    Affirmative Action + attached
    depriving blacks of freedom, justice, and equality
    *&* haven’t made *Reparations*
    Black Histoiry Month
    in reality is a farse and mockery in World History!!!”

    By: Van Prince

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