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I Don’t Celebrate Black History Month. I Honor It.

I was sold a fake history about Black women

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As a little girl from the South, I always remembered Black History Month was a way for some people to feel better about themselves because they had a token Black friend. These same people still believe that, since they watched the movie Black Panther, they have done their part to help the Black community.




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Dorothy Hines, Ph. D.

Dorothy Hines, Ph. D.

An educator, award-winning writer, and writer architect. I write about race, culture, Black women, and being a minimalist. I live life to the fullest.

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