African American History Month - Images

Images above and immediately below:

African American History Month 2014 (Library of Congress)  and Black History Month (Government of Canada)

February is Black History Month. Proud of our history. 2015 The year of Sport in Canada.

As explained in Black History Month - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month in America, is an annual observance in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. It is celebrated annually in the United States[1] and Canada[2] in February, and the United Kingdom[3] in October.


Source of image below: How Black Soldiers Helped Britain in First World War (Black History Month UK 2015)

British West Indies Regiment (2)

B&N has not deigned to mention of African American History Month/Black History Month on its main page this year. Last year, the company distributed the following press release:

However, searching for "Black History Month" leads one to the following page: Celebrate Black History Month - Books, Music, DVDs - Barnes & Noble, and searching the NOOK Store for "African American History Month" yields the following titles: african amerian history month | Barnes & Noble .


As mentioned in February 1, 2015 is Superbowl Sunday,'s home page is focused elsewhere today, too.  One of its most prominent banners - which appears on every page - reads "Gear Up for the Big Game: Shop Now."


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