Written by Charity Peets Black History Month is recognized in February because Abraham Lincoln’s and Frederick Douglass’s birthdays both occur in this month. Frederick Douglass stands out as such a prominent figure because he was able to pull himself out of a period of hopelessness to fight for respect, move forward and help other individuals … Continue reading Frederick Douglass: Tenacity in Social Justice
Written by Charity Peets February has officially been black history month since 1976 and since then this month has been a time of acknowledgment of the importance of black life and black achievement. Carter G. Woodson is recognized as the man who started black history month. Although black history month began as black history week … Continue reading What Do You Know About Black History Month?
The Culture C.O.-O.P. and United in Unity are dedicated to fulfilling our mission: to promote understanding and respect for diversity/equity, cultural competency, literacy and a quality education for all. Our WAHAH campaign, which works to promote our mission, is happening right now and we are interested in having a kick-off event at your school! Please … Continue reading We All Have a Heritage National Campaign!
Written by Akira Olivia Kumamoto Over 50 years ago, when racial equity leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcom X marched through the streets of the U.S. with fellow activists in order to combat racism, they never dreamed that decades later, people of color and their allies would still be fighting the same … Continue reading On The Cost of Darkness Documentary