Nominate a Black History Maker of Alabama
Happy New Year! We are kicking off the year by preparing for Black History Month, February 2021. We know that black history runs deep in Alabama. The Yellowhammer state is filled with great African American leaders from the past, present, and future.
Alabama is filled with a rich history of great African Americans. The list is endless. However, we want to know who you feel needs to be recognized in our communities during Black History Month.
We must recognize the merits of those in our local communities that help pave the way for Alabama to become stronger. Also, to bring even more awareness to those dedicated to shaping the future in Alabama. Townsquare Media wants you to join us to honor the Black History Makers of Alabama during February for Black History Month 2021.
Fill out the form below to nominate yourself or a fellow Black History Maker of Alabama:
The National Museum of African American History & Culture reminds us that “no one has played a greater role in helping all Americans know the black past than Carter G. Woodson, the individual who created Negro History Week in Washington, D.C., in February 1926.”
In 1976, President Gerald Ford decreed Black History Month as a national observance. TIME noted that his message to Americans was that “we can seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.”
(Source) For more from The National Museum of African American History & Culture, click here. For more from TIME, click here.