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Posted on: February 18, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Honoring Black History Month

February is Black History Month

February is National Black History Month and the Lebanon Heritage Commission would like to share some related regional and national opportunities to learn more about past and current topics related to Black history. 

For starters, present style guides in journalism have capitalized references to people of African American descent and those of broader Black descent for reasons that are not explained here but which are worth looking up. Related factors include accuracy, cultural identity, shared culture and history, and standardization in terms of similar ethnic references. 

So, on that note, to learn more about Black history, celebrate both shared and unique histories, and understand the nuances of related events, lives, and stories, here are some great resources:

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