In the United States, and now many other countries, February has been nationally recognized as Black History Month for 42 years. The month-long celebration and informative holiday expanded from Negro History Week, which took place during the second week of February, beginning in 1926.
The month of February is celebrated annually at Wesleyan and across the U.S. as Black History Month. This month is a celebration of the accomplishments of black Americans and highlights the importance of African Americans in the history of the United States. Keep Reading