Why We Celebrate Black History Month (But Not White History Month)

Black people have contributed to: Art, philosophy, science, politics, music, literature, medicine. Yet we don’t know about them unless we make substantial efforts to do so.

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The True Reason for the Season

When early Christians came to areas with paganism as its main spirituality they were dead set on converting everyone from their pagan ways. There are many holidays in the pagan calendar and they were a big part of the culture. So to try to make these holidays fit with Christianity, they took them and made their own story to go along with the day.
Since then, the original holidays have been lost and no one really knows the true origins of our beloved holidays.
“Christ’s mass” is never mentioned in the Bible, nor any other holidays. Our traditions all have pagan roots.

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Erased Accomplishments: The Powerful Latina Creatives You Haven’t Studied

Understanding how diverse people have contributed to our world is an essential part of equality. It is much harder to justify the oppression of a group if you see them as valuable. Though I believe that every person is inherently valuable, it is easy to subconsciously feel like certain people are worth more than others if they are the only ones having their accomplishments acknowledged.

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