Black History Month is an annual tradition that celebrates the achievements of African-Americans and recognizes their experiences throughout U.S. History. President Gerald Ford , and it has been celebrated every February since.
In observance of Black History Month, members of UP's Black Student Union shared why they think Black History Month is important. Listen to what they had to say.
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