Black History Month

African American Awards: NAACP Image Awards, Spingarn Medal, Scott King Award

Black History Month is observed every February in the United States. Learn about awards exclusively for African Americans, including the NAACP Image Awards, the Spingarn Medal, and the Coretta Scott King Award, and see a full list of winners.

Booker T. Washington
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Booker T. Washington
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500 Notable African American Biographies

Entertainers

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Main Black History Month page.


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