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Sun, 02.07.1926

Carter Woodson Initiates National Negro Week

*On this date in 1926, Carter G. Woodson initiated the first National Negro Week.

In 1972, it was renamed Black History Week, and in 1976, it became Black History Month. During the month, lectures, exhibitions, banquets, cultural events, and television and radio programs celebrate the achievements of African Americans.

Since 1978, the U.S. Postal service has participated by issuing a commemorative stamp honoring notable African Americans.

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Ah ha, hush that fuss Everybody move to the back of the bus Do you wanna bump and slump with us We the type of people make the club get crunk Many a... ROSA PARKS by Outkast
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