Westside Voices: What does Black History Month mean in 2018?

It wasn’t so long ago that the Black Lives Matter movement emerged to challenge racial inequity during the second term of the nation’s first black president. More recently, his successor has mounted public attacks against black athletes for taking a knee during the national anthem. These are complicated times, so we asked local luminaries from different walks of the black experience to share their thoughts on Black History Month as a living, evolving cultural statement. Reconcile with Truth “Black History Month is every month. It exists in accepting history and understanding the systematic destruction and distortion of African-American history...

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