Black History Month is a designated period of time in which Black and Afrakan people commemorate our ancestors, important historical dates, outstanding individuals, and our overall achievements as a race. However, for some Black people, the word Black is an offensive and inappropriate classification of Race. They say black is a color not a physical characteristic because no one’s skin is truly black.
We say Black is appropriate classification for our Race for several reasons. Blackness is the essence of the universe and the origin of all things physical. Blackness is the source of all knowledge because the intelligence of the universe exists in darkness. Our ancestors are always here with us; it is only because they exist in darkness why you can’t see them.