Black History Month 2015: The Memes You Need to See

February 1 marks the beginning of Black History Month 2015. Celebrate African-American contributions to U.S. heritage and culture with these memes and quotes. From its beginnings as Negro History Week in 1926 to its federal recognition in 1976 by President Gerald Ford as Black History Month, the past 39 years of the heritage month have been a cause for celebration for civil rights within and without the black community of the United States. Here are memes featuring inspirational and historical quotes for you to share with friends and family.


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