Should there be a Black History Month?

Members of Congress wearing Kente cloth kneel in Emancipation Hall for a moment of silence to honor George Floyd and victims of racial injustice in June 2020. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Members of Congress wearing Kente cloth kneel in Emancipation Hall for a moment of silence to honor George Floyd and victims of racial injustice in June 2020. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Posted February 3, 2022 at 10:02am

Black history is often celebrated as though it were not American history. So many presidents have held up proclamations on behalf of Black History Month while their policies betray Black Americans. Mary C. Curtis talks with Boston Globe opinion writer Renee Graham about the need to expose hypocrisy and view Black history in a way that honors Black Americans as equals. 

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