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When was black history month started?

It was originally Negro History Week, but in 1976 it was changed into Black History Month.


What month was originally black history month?

It was always February.


How long was Black History Month Originally?

A day or so.


Who made up black history month?

Carter G. Woodson created Black History Month in 1926. It was originally just the second week of February, but has since expanded to the entire month.


When did black history month begin?

Black History Month originally started in 1926, but this month, in 2009, it started February 1st, and ends the last day in February.Black history month started around the year of 1909! then made its way back to the 2000's


When was black history week made?

There is no Black History week Jackass. It's called Black History Month and it was made to be in February


Why was February the month for black history month?

Feburary the month for Black History Month because we celebrate black peoples in history.


What is the original month that black history month started on?

Well on some websites you may go to it still say February, but it was originally called negro history week to celebrate Abe Lincoln birthday and Frederick Douglass Birthday.


When is black history month?

black history month is in February


When is Black history month in Canada?

What Month is Black history month in Canada


Who was the father of Negro History Week which is now called Black History Month?

The event now called Black History month was founded in the US 1926 by Carter Godwin Woodson and Association for the Study of African American Life and History.


What month was originally used for black history month?

Black History Month is an outgrowth of Negro History Week, established by black historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926. He designated the second week in February to mark the birthdays of both Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. The week was expanded to a month in 1976, as part of the nation's Bicentennial commemoration. Since 1976, it is celebrated annually in the USA and Canada in February and the UK in the month of October. In the U.S., Black History Month is also referred to as African-American History Month.

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