PBS NewsHour Why Not Everyone Supports Black History Month
Why Not Everyone Supports Black History Month Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Why Not Everyone Supports Black History Month
Black History Month originated in 1925 when the second week of February was made Negro History Week since it contained the birthdays of abolitionist Frederick Douglass and President Abraham Lincoln. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how some African-Americans now oppose the idea of dedicating a special month to black history.
Premiere Date: 02/16/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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