OMAzing: Manchester University Office of Multicultural Affairs Spring 2018 | Page 5

a ist ry nt The story of Black History Month begins in . Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of blacks in U.S. history. The event grew out of egro History eek, the brainchild of noted historian Carter . oodson and other prominent African Americans. Since , every U.S. president has officially designated the month of ebruary as Black History Month. There were plenty of things organized for students for Black History Month. Black Student Union and African Student Association collaborated to go to Jefferson oint cinema to watch Black anther, a huge success. r e tt s www. ist ry. t i s a ist ry a ist ry nt ebruary th iscussion on famous Black couples th ebruary isit to Living ater ellowship Church ebruary th iewing of Selma Black Student Union had their annual event, xpressions. Students came and shared their many amazing talents. 5