Black History Month

African American Holidays: Kwanzaa, Juneteenth, Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Black History Month is observed every February in the United States. Learn about the history, traditions, and significance of Kwanzaa, Juneteenth, and Martin Luther King Jr Day.

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