02-February

Explore holidays and observances for the month of February.

February is African American History Month

African American History Month (or Black History Month) is celebrated every February to honor the achievements of African Americans who have shaped American history. The idea was started in 1915 by historian Carter G. Woodson who created Negro History Week during February.

 

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February 1-28 February is African American History Month African American History Month (or Black History Month) is celebrated every February to honor the achievements of African Americans who have...