February is African American History Month

February is African American History Month

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Leymah Gbowee
Activist & Nobel Prize Winner 

The month of February is a time of reflection of history; a tribute to those who have overcome suffering and injustice; and praise for a powerful and sustaining God. From the Amistad to the presidency, the United Church of Christ is forever entwined in the history of a people who stood with courage and pushed forward with faith. The Church House honors this rich legacy each February through worship, education and events.

Use these resources to join us in celebrating an empowering history that defines us not only as people of color but as people of faith:

UCC Resources books on African American history and more

Black history milestones (History Channel)

Amistad Research Center

The History Makers: The nation's largest African American video oral history collection

UCC.org: Notable African- American profiles, prayers and reflections

 

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