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National African American History Month


Harriet Tubman was afamous abolitionist during and after the American Civil War in the mid-1800s. She is one of the great African Americans who helped achieve equality for all people

Harriet Tubman was afamous abolitionist during and after the American Civil War in the mid-1800s. She is one of the great African Americans who helped achieve equality for all people

Every February, the United States honors the history and achievements of African immigrants, their descendents and other African Americans. VOA produced reports throughout the month that recognize the people and events that shaped the history of African Americans and show their current contributions to the nation. Read the presidential proclamation --> http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/presidential-proclamation-national-african-american-history-month from the White House describing the focus of this year's event. Test your knowledge of African American history on our special quiz page --> http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/africa/Black-History-Month-Trivia-Challenge-83048237.html - a new question every day!

Every February, the United States honors the history and achievements of African immigrants, their descendents and other African Americans. VOA produced reports throughout the month that recognize the people and events that shaped the history of African Americans and show their current contributions to the nation.

Read the presidential proclamation from the White House describing the focus of this year's event.

Test your knowledge of African American history on our special quiz page - a new question every day!

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