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Another Milestone in the Miseducation of Black History Month

Posted February 24th, 2016 at 11:25 am (UTC-4)
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Many make the argument that the recognition of Black History Month is critical to educating our black youth about their past. In fact, the majority of black youths today are unaware of the vibrant spirit of entrepreneurship that prevailed throughout the black community even during the most oppressive legalized segregation and racial discrimination.

Black History Should Focus on Events, Not People

Posted February 19th, 2016 at 1:49 pm (UTC-4)
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Overly emphasizing individual achievements rather than significant events has helped to limit the incorporation of black history into regular history courses.