About Black History Month

What is Black History Month?
Black History Month is celebrated every October with a series of events that celebrate the culture, history and achievements of black and ethnic minority communities. It is also called African-American History Month.

In which countries it is observed?
United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany

When, how often and how long is celebrated Black History Month?
It is celebrated anually, in the months of February and October with duration of 1 month.

Black History Month has been celebrated widely for many years honouring the achievements, culture, and the history of black people. Every year throughout October people, schools, libraries, groups and organisations host events and get involved with the celebration of black history.