Black History Month originated in 1926, founded by Carter G. Woodson and was created to celebrate achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.
1. Sojourner TruthSource:false
1986: The U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage USA series honored Sojourner Truth on this day. (Photo: Tumblr)
2. Donald ByrdSource:false
2013: Jazz fusion trumpeter Donald Byrd passed away. He was 80 years old. (Tumblr)