HISTORY + RACE

Black History Month Isn't Just About Celebrating Firsts. Let's Broaden the Conversation

In our ritualistic adornment of firsts, we fail to provide context

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I don't know who needs to hear this, but Black History Month is not all about Black "firsts." We could tell you all about Hiram Revels, who became the first…

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Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar bylines @ Oprah Daily, Zora, GEN, Momentum, GEN, EIC Cultured, AfroSapiophile #WEOC Founder allisonthedailywriter.com ☕️ ko-fi.com/allyfromnola