Carter G. Woodson hopes to raise awareness of African American’s contributions and conceived and announced Negro History Week in 1925.
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Madam C.J. Walker, who first started selling a hair grower at the turn of the 20th century, was the first American woman to become a self-made millionaire. Walker was born in 1867 as Sarah Breedlove on the same plantation where her parents had been enslaved before the Civil War.
There was a time when being black in America meant you were most likely descended from one or more enslaved Africans who had survived the trans-Atlantic slave trade. However, as the number of African and Caribbean blacks immigrating to the USA has increased, so have the chances that someone who identifies as black or African American is a first- or second-generation immigrant.
Despite significant improvements, African-Americans are still very underrepresented on college and university campuses.
Multicultural population segments face consistent health challenges, however in a national health crisis, many immigrant populations and people of color face significantly higher risks.
Ramadan is a time of spiritual renewal. Muslims the world over observe this holy month through charity, fasting and feasting. One of the five pillars of Islam, Ramadan occurs the ninth month on the lunar calendar. The basics of Ramadan include:
How does the Black Community View Legalized Marijuana. The subject of cannabis and how African Americans view it isn’t straightforward. Throughout the course of the War on Drugs, people of color, specifically African Americans, have been unfairly targeted and singled out for their marijuana use.
Multicultural & Diversity dates that are culturally relevant. From month long celebrations such as Black History Month (February), Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 -October 15), National American Indian Heritage Month (November) and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (May) to more specific observances such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday (January 21) or the Lunar New Year (February 5), the 2020 multicultural & diversity calendar is incredibly diverse.