North of the 96th Street Mason-Dixon line, the hot word of the street is about a powerful movement building to make this the last Black History month celebrated in February. After hundreds of years of oppression, black people in this country want to throw off the shackles of this “cold-ass, short-ass” month, we’re told, and move to something “much more appropriate to a people with such an esteemed heritage.” The buzz is that black people are targeting May, and possibly even June, as the new home for Black History.special report on Gawker
But it was fun finding the pictures, and the pics make the piece go. And for that these ladies below deserve all the credit.
Art Director: Michelle Collins
Image Research: Erin Schulte
TAN Celebrates "Black" History Month [TAN]