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Celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month is celebrated annually in February to acknowledge the achievements, contributions and struggles of Black and African Americans in the United States. Celebrate this important month with help from the tips below.

• Support Black and African American-owned brands and businesses
• Educate yourself about Black and African American history
• Read about historical and contemporary contributions made by Black and African Americans
• Attend events in your community celebrating this important month
• Support policies, new ventures, and organizations that promote and protect the freedom and civil rights of everyone
• Listen to Black artists, watch Black shows and movies, and read books written by Black authors
• Deepen your understanding of Black history, issues and more with the help of the following resources:

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
History Explained:

National Museum of African American History and Culture
North Star – A Digital Journey of African American History:

The Library of Congress
Black History Month: