Black History Month
, also known as African American History Month
, is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.
The 2021 theme for Black History Month is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity” which explores the wide-ranging diversity of black family life.
Click here to learn more about African History Month from the Library of Congress Website