Monday, February 1, 2010
It's Black History Month!
Today, February 1st marks the first day of Black History Month. This is the time of year that we reflect on the accomplishments that African-Americans have made to the world. As an African American woman, I do this on an annual basis. I attended a predominately African American Catholic School which was taught by Caucasian nuns. Our daily curriculum consisted of Black History. We even said two separate pledge of allegiances- one to the Flag of the United States and the other to African American flag. I encourage all cultures to learn about their history as well as those of others on a daily basis, not just on a designated month. But during this month, make sure that you attend some of your community's Black History Month events and porograms. I'm sure that you will be enlightened