In the early 1900s there was a Black History Week but by the late 1900s Black History Month that is also recognize by Canada and the Untied Kingdom. Here are some great spoken word videos, "Let Freedom Ring" Remix, and Mahalia Jackson's "We Shall Overcome." Also you can check out our YouTube playlist for African American Identity.

Kids Explain Black History Month Global Citizen is a social action platform for a global generation that aims to solve the world's biggest challenges. On our platform you can learn about issues, take action on what matters most, and join a community committed to social change.
This Black History Month, in an effort to recognize contemporary history-makers in the making, we invited 28 black creators to tell us who they think will create Black History. Each day this month, we'll be publishing one of those stories as a Reel on YouTube Spotlight channel.
The centerpiece of ESPN's Black History Month programming, Rise Up: A SportsCenter Special, aired on Sunday, Feb. 14, at 5 p.m. on ESPN. In the one-hour program, four segments featured prominent African-Americans in a direct and intimate conversation sharing firsthand accounts of the events in the news cycle that impacted their lives.
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