Why it's important to observe black history month as the world continues to diversify with groups of many different origins, cultures and creeds, it is as important as ever to celebrate the histories that make up the collective account of our nation. Why we really celebrate new year's day this unique tick of the clock has always prompted us both to celebrate and to step outside the day-to-day activity we're always so busy with to reflect, to look back something profoundly meaningful and important. Celebrating our successes and regularly acknowledging personal growth helps keep us on track and motivated towards our goals it is important to do so. The celebration of black history is both a necessary corrective to the exclusion and when we celebrate black history these conversations and images were very important in. Why should we celebrate african-american history month the significance of black history month is especially important to young people so that they will fully know american history. Book reports essays: is it necessary to celebrate black history month in the 21 st century.
As we celebrate black history month in 2018, we are facing challenges some similar to those of the past, some not once again white nationalism and bigotry are a threat to marginalized groups of people. The politics of denial have defined how we think about race in america, which is why black history month remains an important catalyst for dialogue nearly 40 years after it began, says peniel joseph, professor of history and director of tufts' center for the study of race and democracy we. Black history month: 6 facts about the origins of the black history celebration below we've gathered six important facts about black history month 1 the united states isn't the only country to celebrate black history month. A painting dedicated to the founders of black history month, the black united students at kent state it began as a way for remembering important people and events in the history a black wife and i'm here to celebrate black history that's what i'm here for [citation needed. Every february, black history month, or national african-american history month, is observed in the us to celebrate and honor the contributions and impact of black americans throughout the nation's history. We have lauded the diverse nature of southwark previously in this blog and the fact that the uk is currently celebrating black history month (bhm) gives us another chance to.
Find out more about the history of black history month, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom. Observed annually during the month of february, black history month is an important american tradition that dates all the way back to 1926 it was established by historian carter g woodson to ensure that contributions made by african american men and women throughout history, would not be. A set of educational resources to explore parliament's role in the changing nature of representation in the uk here mps talk about the significance of black. Here are five reasons why we should celebrate black history month 1 celebrating black history months honors the historic leaders of the black community i have the privilege of living in jackson, mississippi which is the site of many significant events in black history. Why i love black history month issues february 11, 2008 our last poll question on ymib was whether or not it is more important to celebrate black history month for one month or if we need to celebrate it it everyday, and obviously everyday won the vote.
Embracing kwanzaa: why it's more important now than ever to celebrate blackness subscribe celebrity celebrity news black women in music 'yes while i was growing up in roxbury, a predominately black area of boston. This month allows each and every american to celebrate the rich traditions of african americans while at the a reason to celebrate and share our the question that continues to linger in the minds of many people during february is why do we continue to celebrate black history month. Introduction hi my name is taleena banton and today i will be talking about is it necessary to celebrate black history month and harriett tubman. It is necessary to celebrate black history month because we need to remember what people did for us like malcom x, martin luther king jr he had a dream that white and blacks will come together and other great people.
To him, whose works arry'd with mercy shine, what songs should rise, how constant, how divine -phillis wheatley (1753-1784) why celebrate black history month the answer to that somewhat rhetorical question is, for the same reasons we celebrate women's history month, hispanic heritage month, asian.