Black History Month

Lushness Of Luminous Living

Today marks the 1st day of Black History Month in the UK. And in honour of this auspicious celebration of the strong influence black people have played on international history, I’ll be incorporating a few articles on some of the genius minds that changed the livelihoods of Black people all over the world. From Martin Luther King Jr. in America to Mandela in Africa, and not forgetting distinguished men from the tiny Caribbean islands in-between, I’m going to have a lot to say about us Black folk this month…starting first with the history of this celebration.

Black History Month is an annual observance in the United States, Canada & the UK of important people and events in the history of the African Diaspora. The US & Canada celebrate it in February whilst us in the UK remember it in October. It originally began in 1915 when historian, Dr. Carter…

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