10 Black History Facts Often Hidden From Schools

Posted on AllSides February 1st, 2022
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Each Feb. 1 marks the beginning of celebration of Black academics, poets, politics, and activists’ contributions to American history. Evolving from Carter G. Woodson’s “Negro History Week,” Black History Month was officially recognized in 1976 to uplift the “too-often neglected accomplishment of Black Americans.” But just as long as there have been efforts to uplift Black history, there have been attempts to discredit and invalidate it as well.

Beginning this year, 14 states have signed provisions into law that restrict teachings of racial justice and Black contributions to American history....

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