Black History Month

Each February, the United States celebrates African-American History Month, also known as Black History Month. This annual observance recognizes the important achievements by African Americans in U.S. history. In 1926, just 61 years after the abolition of slavery, the Association for Study of Negro Life and History decided to sponsor a national week dedicated to ...
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The new face of U.S. currency: An African-American ‘Lady Liberty’

For the first time in the history of U.S. currency, the United States will make a special gold coin featuring Lady Liberty as an African-American woman. The coin commemorates the 225th anniversary of the Mint, the part of the U.S. Treasury that produces U.S. coins. While the coin, valued at $100, is legal money, people won’t ...
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