The month of February is Black History Month, or National African American History Month.
It is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time to recognize their central role in U.S. history.
We've compiled a list of links with more information on events, history and more below:
Learn about the Upcountry History Museum's "Protests, Prayers & Progress" exhibit at upcountryhistory.org.
Link to the Greenville Cultural Exchange Center, an African American history museum and culture center at greenvillesc.gov/Culture/History/CulturalExchangeCenter.aspx
Read more about African American history in South Carolina at scafricanamerican.com.
Visit South Carolina Parks' page about historic sites that played a major role in African American history at southcarolinaparks.com/historic-sites/african-american.aspx.
Read more about Black History Month from the Library of Congress at africanamericanhistorymonth.gov.
Read more about Black History Month from the Smithsonian at smithsonianeducation.org/heritage_month/bhm/.