https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRnTovm26I4(Original post by oShahpo)
The reason black history month exists is because history of black people in the West has been, to say the least, the bleakest of all histories, perhaps apart from Jewish history. Therefore, a parallel education about the positives of black history is somewhat important to the morale of black people in the West.
One particularly well known black mans take on black history month
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