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Celebrating Black History Month

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Overview

Black History Month is an annual observance originating in the United States (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States), where it is also known as African-American History Month. It has received official recognition from governments in the United States and Canada (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada), and more recently has been observed in Ireland (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ireland), and the United Kingdom (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom). It began as a way of remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_diaspora). It is celebrated in February in the United States[4] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_History_Month#cite_note-Involvement-4) and Canada,[5] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_History_Month#cite_note-AboutCIC-5) while in Ireland, and the United Kingdom it is observed in October.[6] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_History_Month#cite_note-6)[7] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_History_Month#cite_note-BHMdotORG-7)