It’s Black History Month!


It’s February 1st! Other than it being Tuesday, today also kicks off Black History Month here in the U.S. One whole month to celebrate the history and contributions that Black people (read, not just African-Americans) have made to this country and to celebrate the history of the African diaspora as a whole.

But why stop at a month in our respective countries? The history of Black people worldwide is history period, when we do well together—we are celebrating our collective history while making new achievements in our own lives, countries, languages and communities. Parlour is Black History, published (almost) everyday to celebrate you—yay us!

(Can you tell I’ve been watching OWN for hours straight?)

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