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. Asa Philip Randolph
1936: More than 800 delegates representing over 500 organizations elected Asa Philip Randolph, of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters as the newly formed Nat’l Negro Congress. (Photo: Tumblr)
2. Hitch opened in Theaters
2005: The romantic comedy ‘Hitch’ starring Will Smith and Eva Mendez opened in theaters and took in over $45 million during Valentine’s Day Weekend. (Photo: Tumblr)
3. The Black Panther
2005: Marvel Comics announced that Marvel’s first Black Superhero, the Black Panther would be making a comeback with the hopes of sparking the imaginations of a new generation of black youth. (Photo: Tumblr)