If one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges, or the protected members of the middle class. One goes to the unprotected--those, precisely, who need the law's protection most!--and listens to their testimony. --James Baldwin

The Origin of Black History Month and Why It Matters

The Origin of Black History Month and Why It Matters

Feb 8, 2021-- "The question that faces us today is whether or not Black History Month is still relevant. Is it still a vehicle for change? Or has it simply become one more school assignment that has limited meaning for children? Has Black History Month become a time when television and the media stack their Black material? Or is it a useful concept whose goals have been achieved?" Lonnie G. Bunch III explores the genesis of Black History Month and its relevance in today's world. (2213 reads)


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