Black History

Does Your School Celebrate Black History Month?

Happy Black History Month! Eighty-nine years ago this month — way back in the day, in 1926 to be exact — Carter G. Woodson created Negro History Week and chose the month of February because it was the month of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln’s birthdays. He hoped that eventually we wouldn’t need a specific week […]

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Black History

How 4 College Kids Helped Spark a Movement

February 1, 1960 (Greensboro, NC): Four NC A&T students sat down at a Woolworth’s counter and ordered — but were refused service. Instead of leaving when told to, they sat in protest. In the following days and weeks, others joined. Besides the Greensboro Four, who are your favorite young activists (of any time period — even […]

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