"In celebrating Black History Month, we can seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history." -President Ford, 1976
During the month of February, we take the time to recognize and celebrate the achievements by black Americans. It is a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. Black history IS American history. The story belongs to all of us. Use these 21 quotes to celebrate and bring Black History into your classroom or school.