Black August: Three facts about the month-long celebration of freedom fighters you didn’t know

August 7, 2020
Face2Face Africa

...Black August is not a second Black History Month

While Black History Month founded by Carter G. Woodson encourages Americans to recognize and study the often overlooked accomplishments of Black Americans, Black August specifically honors “political prisoners, freedom fighters, and martyrs of the Black freedom struggle,” according to progressive advocacy group the Center for Constitutional Rights. ...

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August 7, 2020