Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy have changed. We think you'll like them better this way.

Black History Friday Night LIVE with Lady Diane Featuring "Frederick Douglass"

  • Broadcast in Christianity
  • 0 comments
Diane Grimble Ministries N Friends

Diane Grimble Ministries N Friends

×  

Follow This Show

If you liked this show, you should follow Diane Grimble Ministries N Friends.

Call in to speak with the host

h:596447
s:6041261
archived

FEBRUARY BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION -  This week on Friday,February 7th,  our focus is on Frederick Douglass. Join us!

The history of Black History Month began in 1915 in Chicago, at a nationwide celebration of the 50th anniversary of emancipation. Carter Godwin Woodson, an author, journalist and historian, attended the celebration, after traveling from Washington, DC. He was an exhibitor at the event, with a Black History display.

February Chosen

February was chosen for a number of reasons. First, because Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, both prominent leaders in changing black history, have birthdays celebrated in February. Honoring these great men was one reason for the choice. In keeping the commemorative week around those dates, Woodson was building a tradition of study and learning more about black history.

Comments

 comments