Black History Month: A Primer

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  • Johnetta B. Cole
  • Black History Month in U.K. and Canada
  • Morgan Freeman
  • White History Month
  • Carter G. Woodson
  • Howard University
  • Carter G. Woodson and Jesse E. Moorland
  • Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass
  • Gerald R. Ford
  • Mary Frances Berry

I Don't Need No Stinkin' Black History Month

Black History Month has had its critics. In 2005, Morgan Freeman called the celebration “ridiculous.”  “I don’t want a Black history month. Black history is American history.” (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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