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  February is African American History Month.
During this month we celebrate the contributions that African Americans have made to American history as well as remembering and honoring the struggles for freedom and equality that previous generations went through, and those that even the present generation are going through.
National African American History Month had its origins in 1915 when historian and author Dr. Carter G Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. Through this, the first Negro History Week was initiated in February 1926.
In 1975, President Ford issued a Message on the Observance of Black History Week urging all Americans to "recognize the important contribution made to our nation's life and culture by black citizens."

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