Black History Month is a remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. The remembrance was founded in 1926 by United States historian Carter G. Woodson as "Negro History Week". Here are some fast facts on Black History.
The greatest thing about Black History Month is the opportunity to become enlightened by the wealth of knowledge now easily accessible, as opposed to the not too distant past, when Black stories were muffled and seemingly deemed irrelevant. Africa has been called the mother of mankind, so the history of those from the African Diaspora is understandably huge.