If you are going to properly celebrate Black history month, it’s important to learn about how it originated and why we celebrate it in February.

Each year to celebrate Black History Month the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) chooses a theme as a point of reflection and research during the 28-day observation.

Students often lose much of what they learned during summer break. The so-called "summer slide" harms many Black students.