Black History Month originated in 1926, founded by Carter G. Woodson and was created to celebrate achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.
1. Sojourner Truth
1986: The U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage USA series honored Sojourner Truth on this day. (Photo: Tumblr)
2. Donald Byrd
2013: Jazz fusion trumpeter Donald Byrd passed away. He was 80 years old. (Tumblr)