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February is Black History Month

2022 marks the 152nd anniversary of the Fifteenth Amendment (1870), which gave the right of black men to vote following the Civil War. It also marks the 102nd year since the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment and the culmination of the women’s suffrage movement. Take advantage of these many excellent resources this month: • African American Civil Rights Movement by the Minnesota History Center:  • Black History from the National Archives:   • National Museum of African American History and Culture:  • Library of Congress, African American Odyssey:  • Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, Black History Month: black-history-month/   • Celebrating Black History Month at the U of M:

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