Black History Month

History of Black History & African American Timeline (Civil Rights, Famous People)

Black History Month is observed every February in the United States. Learn about famous firsts by black Americans, read about the history of black history, and find information about milestones in black history.

Booker T. Washington
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Booker T. Washington
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500 Notable African American Biographies

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Athletes

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Main Black History Month page.



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Belva Ann Lockwood became the first woman admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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