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State Department: The History and Origins of African-American History Month
Originally established as Negro History Week in 1926 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, a noted African-American author and scholar, this event evolved into the establishment in 1976 of February as "Black History Month." This commemoration has increasingly been referred to as "African-American History Month," although both names are currently in use. MORE

NASA: Quest Celebrates Black History
In honor of Black History Month, NASA Quest presents a series of online interactive events featuring African American men and women who contribute their work in support of NASA's mission and goals. View our previous years' archives in anticipation. MORE

U.S. Postal Service: Black History Month Commemorative Stamps
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Library of Congress: African-American Odyssey
Library of CongressAfrican-American OdysseyThanks to a major gift from the Citigroup Foundation, the Library launched a five-year effort to add rare and unique items from the Library's vast African-American collections to the National Digital Library. MORE

The African-American Mosaic
Library of Congress-The African-American MosaicA Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History & Culture
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Rediscovering an American Playwright
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Tribute to Martin L. King Jr.American Forces Press Service:
Tribute to Martin L. King Jr.
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National Park Service-Celebrating Our Shared HistoryNational Park Service:
Celebrating Our Shared History
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