Each year beginning on February 1, an entire month of events are planned nationwide honoring the contributions of African Americans. 

The theme for Black History Month in 2019 is “Black Migrations” tracking the continuous movement of blacks from the American South to the industrialized North and beyond. 

Beginning in the early 20th century, a growing number of black industrial leaders and black entrepreneurs emerged as families relocated from farms to cities, and from the South to the more industrialized Northeast and Midwest.

Along with the emergence of new music genres — like ragtime, blues, and jazz — the Harlem Renaissance in New York Citry also signaled a blossoming of the visual and literary arts

Well into the century, blacks continued to break the color barrier in sports, business and politics, and have recently challenged the traditional bastions of wealth and power to gain popular support at the local, state, and national level. You may also be happy to know the Black Banks & Credit Unions in the US checkout link below

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