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Black (American) History Month. A Triumph Story.

Black History Month doesn’t memorialize race. It honors the impossible that transpired despite it.

As Black History Month commemorates, there’s a debate on whether this holiday is celebratory or segregationist.

On the latter, Chicago rapper Kanye West declared the holiday should be replaced with “Black Future Month” to celebrate “#BlackExcellence.” And…



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Brittany Talissa King

Writer and journalist. I explore race and social issues through history and pop-culture. @b.talissa IG. @KingTalissa Twitter. Journalism MA — NYU.