Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time to honor and celebrate the Black community! As February shouldn’t be the only month we dedicate to reflecting and learning, we’re encouraging you to join us on a journey long beyond these 28 days with these ideas.

Claudette Colvin

Learn about an unsung hero

Strengthen your understanding of Black history by devoting time to learning about a figure often overlooked in books. Read articles or watch documentaries about Claudette Colvin and Irene Morgan Kirklady, heroes who opposed racial segregation on public transportation in the 1940s and 1950s. 

 


I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings By Maya Angelou

Amplify Black stories

Make a biography like I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou your next book club read.

 


Association for the Study of African American Life and History’s virtual festival

Attend a virtual event 

Find an online panel discussion between leaders in your community, or attend the Association for the Study of African American Life and History’s virtual festival which boasts a full roster of informative events.

NAACP

Sign up to a newsletter

Don’t let your journey of discovery end on February 28! Stay informed by signing up to a Black organization’s newsletter. The NAACP distributes regular email updates about topics like civic engagement, criminal justice, and federal advocacy.

Zach & Zoe Sweet Bee Farm

Support a Black-owned business

Enjoy speciality coffee from BLK & Bold, a luxurious candle from Harlem Candle Co., and delicious honey from Zach & Zoe Sweet Bee Farm - a favorite amongst the CLEAN team!


The Loveland Foundation

Donate to a Black organization

Join the CLEAN team in supporting important organizations like The Loveland Foundation.

 


 

How are you recognizing Black History Month, now and beyond? Share your resources and celebrations with us on Instagram @cleanbeauty_collective.