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Black History Month

In February, Black History Month is celebrated to honor the achievements of African Americans and to recognize their central role in U.S. history. Since 1976, every American president has designated February as Black History Month and endorsed a specific theme.

The Black History Month 2023 theme, Black Resistance, is "a call to everyone, inside and outside the academy, to study the history of Black Americans’ responses to establish safe spaces, where Black life can be sustained, fortified, and respected." For additional information on Black History Month, please click here.