UK Black History Month 2013
Black History Month (BHM) / Afrikan History Month (AMH) is held every October in Britain and February in USA and Canada. The aims are to:
The origins of Black History Month go back to 1926, when Carter G Woodson, editor for 30 years of the Journal of Negro History, established African Caribbean celebrations in America. It is still celebrated there in February each year.
In Britain, the Black History Month now regularly includes more than 6,000 events.
View a special timeline marking the key figures and significant events for Africans and the diaspora over the past 2,000 years.
Resources for Black History Month UK
UK Black Firsts: