Sunday, 27 November 2016

Tolerance and Black History

What is Tolerance?

Tolerance is a term used in cultural, social and religious background.The term “toleration” countenance or suffer generally refers to the conditional acceptance of or non-interference with beliefs, actions or practices that one considers to be wrong but still “tolerable”, such that they should not be prohibited or constrained.

Black History

Black History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history.It is celebrated in Canada and in United Kingdom, too.The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. That September, the Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson and the prominent minister Jesse E. Moorland found the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History , an organization dedicated to researching and promoting achievements by black Americans and other people of African descent.

Before Great Britain made it illegal for the colonists to be involved in the slave trade, between 600,000 and 650,000 Africans were forcibly brought to America. They were transported across the Atlantic and sold into forced labor for the rest of their lives, leaving family and home behind. 

1 comment:

  1. That's a great start fantastic blogger, but I expect you to do some more digging!!!