Making Black History Month Relevant Part II

I wrote about this before, and I’ll continue saying it. Whether you see the validity in Black History Month or don’t, it exists. And since it exists, and is celebrated in schools, places of worship, homes, and community centers throughout the world, it behooves us to use this month judiciously. Given the range of challenges facing the Black community, we cannot afford to reduce this month to a simple roll-call of great Black individuals, or Black trivia. This provides us with a time to be critical, to tell important stories from our own perspectives, and draw meaning from them, to … Continue reading Making Black History Month Relevant Part II