SMH: 5 Black History Month Mockeries

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Fried Chicken Does Not Represent Black History Month

There are tons of ways to embrace and celebrate Black History Month, exploring the arts, learning about jazz, researching inventors or taking an interactive trip through the Underground Railroad.  But when a California school chose to celebrate with a lunch menu of fried chicken, watermelon and cornbread, it sparked memories of other failed Black History Month celebrations. Keep reading to see how you should not celebrate February. — Dominique Zonyéé (@DominiqueZonyee)

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