"Truth" is sometimes just silly shibboleth's. Inspired by a lot of what I've learnt in my history courses. A lot of what was widely believed as truth is often proven to be nothing more than popular beliefs with little or no actual evidence. It has a lot to do with social norms, the benefits of [...]
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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.
“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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