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NTV Houston celebrates black history month by visiting AFam experience art gallery

By: Paige Hubbard 

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time to recognizing the central role of blacks in U.S. history.

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.

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