LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- ABC7 is proud to celebrate Black History Month this February by spotlighting the culture and achievements of local Black Americans.
Also called African American History Month, the celebration was originally recognized as Negro History Week until 1976 when it expanded to a month. Learn more HERE.
Watch the videos in the playlist above which include:
- Philadelphia rapper Chill Moody's spoken word poem
- A look at Shaw University's rich history: The oldest HBCU in the South
- The 2021 Kingdom Day Celebration
- Santa Ana museum honors Marine Corps sergeant who broke barriers
- Black families and honoring the history of their ancestors
- 'FACEism' and the history behind blackface
CLICK HERE for more Black History Month stories.