Guest Editorial: Black history didn’t start with slavery and doesn’t end with the Obamas

Created in 1926 by WV native Carter G. Woodson, Black History Month has been an annual celebration of the rich history of black culture through accomplishment, triumph, defeat and injustice.

Back then called "Negro History" week, then month, this remembrance of important people and events unified our community. Black History Month is something our nation recognizes.