MLK Day Kicks off the Start of Black History Month With Celebration and Reverance
Remembering, celebrating, and learning alongside our kids are special and unique opportunities. We get to do this all month long in February during Black History Month – and MLK Day kicks off this reverent time.
In past years, our family would usually head out to a museum, or event to learn in our community. Excitingly, there are many ways to participate in MLK Day and Black History Month in 2021!
Black History Month Honors How Far We’ve Come + Spurs us on in Expectation of Where We’re Going
Though there is still progress to be made, Black History Month is a time for commemorating the ground that’s been covered through the hard work and sacrifice of those who’ve gone before us.
The song Dance for the Dead by Sareem Poems expresses this month of observance so eloquently in its chorus, “dance for those that we’ve lost, dance for those who paid the cost, dance for those who gave their lives, dance until we get it right.”
Here are some ways where we can “dance” (honor) this February in honor of Black History Month: