News| Black History | Poll Results: Is Black History Month Still Necessary?

News| Black History | Poll Results: Is Black History Month Still Necessary?

Published February 11, 2008

Posted March 1, 2006 – Tuesday, Feb. 28, marked the end of Black History Month - an annual celebration that has existed in some form since 1926. 

During the past four weeks, we asked you, "Is Black History Month still necessary?"

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  • About 88 percent of you said, "Absolutely.  It preserves the history of our heritage."
  • About 9 percent of you said, "No. It's outdated and Black history is American history.
  • About 3 percent of you said, "I'm not sure."

Now that you've voted, we want to know how if you learned anything new during Black History Month?

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Written by BET-Staff

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