February 1, 2019 1:12PM EST
We can thank Carter G. Woodson for weaving African-Americans into the fabric of history in the United States.
We’ve come a long way from “Negro History Week” to Black History Month. Although it’s nice to have a month in which to be recognized, the contributions of African Americans should be naturally celebrated each day.
Here’s your yearly reminder that black people built this country for free.
You’re welcome. pic.twitter.com/IgP5UVMeEJ
— The Root (@TheRoot) February 1, 2019