Learning our heritage should be a year-long engagement, however, the month of February marks Black History Month.  Founded in 1926 by African American Dr. Carter G. Woods,  originally titled “Negro History Week”, the month of February was chosen as it marked the birthday of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln, whom had substantial influence over the African American population.  Do you know your ancestry?  Do you know your history?  If you answered “no” to these questions, Black History Month is a perfect way to engage in the achievements, hardships, and numerous contirubtions by descendants of African heritage.