9 Interesting Little-Known Facts About Black History Month

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4. In the 1930s because of Negro History Week’s popularity, it quickly became commercialized. Book publishers who would normally ignore Black topics rushed to put books on the market and in schools.  Intellectuals popped up everywhere and would seize the opportunity to charge for speeches, taking advantage of the public interest in Black history.

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