black history month

Black History Month

February

carter_g._woodson

1st

Dr. Carter G. Woodson - The Father of Black History. Historian, Dr. Woodson believed it was important to first unlearn the misinformation about black people that was taught at the time, then learn about the contributions that black people have made to the world.

national_freedom_day

1st

National Freedom Day - The day commemorates the signing by Abraham Lincoln of a resolution for the 13th amendment to the American Constitution, that proposed abolishment of slavery.

ASALH

2nd

According to the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, the 2022 Black History Month Theme focuses on Black Health & Wellness.

rosa parks

4th

Rosa Parks Day - Rosa Parks Birthday. However, the States of Ohio and Oregon choose to celebrate this day on December 1st, the day of her arrest. The California Legislature was passed in 2000.

lincoln

12th

Abraham's Lincoln Birthday - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.

douglas

14th

Frederick Douglas Birthday - African American abolitionist, author, and orator.

forward summit

26th

Forward Summit hosted by USC Marshall Black Graduate Business Leaders (BGBL) & Latino Management in Business Association (LMBA).