Growing up and attending elementary school, we were always taught about the importance of Black History Month. And I was all for it. We learned about Harriet Tubman, Crispus Attucks, MLK and all the important black people in American history. It was cool, I learned a lot and it was good.
But as the years went on in my life and now I am in my 20s, I start to rethink Black History Month. Is it important anymore? Do we still need it?
This is a tough subject because there are two arguments for it and I am on the fence because I agree with both.
First, let me show you what sparked my desire to write this entry. Check this out.