The President of the United States has issued a press release proclaiming the new name, and promises events and programs in February.
President Donald Trump has signed a Proclamation honoring February 2017 as National African American History Month.
According to the White House press secretary, President Trump signed a proclamation on Wednesday honoring February as National African American History Month.
According to a press release, President Trump said the contributions African Americans have made are an integral part of society.
On Wednesday, at a breakfast with African-American supporters marking the start of African-American History Month, Trump described famed 19th century abolitionist Frederick Douglass as “an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more.”
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