Is Black History Month a Racist Celebration? This Professor Thinks So And You Might Agree – TheGrio
Is Black History Month a racist celebration? This professor thinks so and you might agree – theGrio
Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) talks to a group of DC school children in front of a statue of Martin Luther King Jr. in recognition of Black History Month inside the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Black History is an odd celebration. It is essentially a retelling of the past that is “limited” to one month of the year, which in fact, only continues legacies of denial and denigration of Black life and Black contributions.
In many ways, this country still refuses to acknowledge or make amends for the travesties it has inflicted …