Black History Month

Black History Month is observed for the month of February every year. People celebrate Black History Month and throughout the year to reflect on more than 400 years of history and heritage that have shaped the American culture as we know it today. Click below to learn more, and view different ways to celebrate and honor Black History Month with your mentee.

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Try a New Restaurant
Click below for a list of black owned restaurants you can support here in Phoenix, and try some new spots with your mentee!

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Watch Descendant
Watch the Descendant documentary on Netflix, produced by Barack & Michelle Obama who give voice to the last known descendants of the Clotilda. Have a discussion with your mentee about what you watched.

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Try a New Podcast
This Vanity Fair article lists 12 podcasts you can listen to around race, social justice, and black history, while also sharing vital stories of resistance and joy.

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Read a New Book
Purchase, read and share books written by Black authors. Storytelling can help you & your mentee understand the impact of racism, and how to practice empathy.

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