Honoring Black History Month Every Day

(Artwork: Herring Run, Kenya Miles, Founder of Blue Light Junction) Celebrate Black History Month learning about natural dyers, farmers and activists of color here on Botanical Colors. Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. This year, the Black History Month … Read more