Jeffrey Aaron Snyder
Jeffrey Aaron Snyder is assistant professor in the educational studies department at Carleton College. He is the author of Making Black History: The Color Line, Culture, and Race in the Age of Jim Crow.
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Thursday, February 08, 2018
The Staying Power of Black History Month
Every February, historians, pundits, and celebrities declare Black History Month dead. Why do we need a special month to commemorate African American history, the critics say, when it is no longer ignored the rest of the year? For almost a century, Black History Month has been debated and...