In 1926, historian Carter G. Woodson designated the week surrounding Abraham Lincoln's and Fredrick Douglas's Birthdays as Negro History Week. In 1976, the week-long celebration was expanded. Every President since then has recognized February as Black History Month. It's an opportunity for all of us to take notice of the many contributions and accomplishments African Americans have made throughout history, which are often lost within "American" History.
At Little Lights we love celebrating every aspect of our kids and their potential to do even greater things, not just for one month but for a lifetime.
Please enjoy Malachi's special recitation of "I Am The Black Child" by Mychal Wynn.
I Am the Black Child
I am special, ridicule cannot sway me
I am strong, obstacles cannot stop me
I hold my head high, prouldy proclaiming my uniqueness
I hold my pace, continuing forward through adversity
I am proud of my heritage
I am confident that I can achieve my every goal.
I am becoming all that I can be
I am the Black Child, I am a Child of God
Black History ...
In 1926, historian Carter G. Woodson designated the week surro...