How did Black History Month begin? What led to the creation of America’s Historically Black Colleges & Universities? And who are the leading Black scholars of the past 30 years? explores further in these three special features…

FORTH WORTH, TEXAS, UNITES STATES, February 3, 2022 / — To celebrate Black History Month 2022, is releasing three information-packed articles covering the origins of Black History Month, the history behind America’s Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs), and the impact of more than 600 leading Black scholars in 20 different subject matter areas:

The History of Black History Month

The History of HBCUs in America

The Most influential Black Scholars

“What gets covered in history books and periodicals often misses details we believe people need to know—in this case, the inspiration behind Black History Month and the founding of America’s notable HBCUs,” says Dr. Jed Macosko, academic director of and Wake Forest University professor of physics. “Likewise, brilliant academics don’t always receive the recognition they deserve in our popular news outlets. This month’s features address all three of these needs.”