Celebrate Black History Month

From CNN.com:
Every Black History Month, we tend to celebrate the same cast of historic figures. They are the civil rights leaders and abolitionists whose faces we see plastered on calendars and postage stamps. They resurface each February when the nation commemorates African Americans who have transformed America.

Click here to read about historic figures, such as Major Taylor, a fearless cyclist who broke world records in the early 1900’s.

Looking for some virtual activities to celebrate the month? Click here for some family activities including free yoga classes.

From USAToday.com:
Carter G. Woodson, known as the “Father of Black History,” developed Black History Month. Woodson, whose parents were enslaved, was an author, historian and the second African American to earn a Ph.D. at Harvard University. Read more here.

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