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February 3rd, 2021
The C.W. Williams Community Health Center, Inc. recognizes and honors Black History Month.
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating Black history.
Chronology of Achievements of African Americans in Medicine: https://guides.mclibrary.duke.edu/blackhistorymonth/chronology
More information: https://asalh.org/about-us/origins-of-black-history-month/