OMAzing: Manchester University Office of Multicultural Affairs Spring 2018 - Page 5
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.
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ebruary th iscussion
on famous Black couples
ebruary th iewing of
Black Student Union
had their annual event,
Students came and
shared their many