#Black History Month is not just an American celebration.
Though nationally confined to the 28 days of February in the United States, #Black History Month also branches into the #United Kingdom. In the U.K., and particularly in London, Black History Month is celebrated during the month of October.
Yet February is still used as a time to educate both kids and adults about the contributions of the black community in England.
According to the official website of Black History Month 2015, the U.K. first recognized October as Black History Month in 1987, about a decade after it stretched from a week to a month-long celebration in the States.
Read more of the original article by Jordyn Holman via Huffington Post — http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jordyn-holman/black-history-month-the-b_b_6743604.html