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Expanding the borders of Black History Month


Vicente Guerrero, Afro-Indio 2nd president of Mexico, who abolished slavery in 1829

Once again, the month of February is here, marked as Black History Month on calendars in the United States and Canada (October in Great Britan).  

Schools, community groups and bloggers will focus attention on the historical contributions of blacks to our culture. When I was growing up it was called “Negro History Week.”