The African History Month is an annual celebration of the achievements of people of African Descent And Recognition Of the Enormous Contributions Africa has Made to the World’s Civilizations.
It includes people of African descent from Africa, the Caribbean, the Pacific, Europe, the United States, Latin America, and all over the world
Whereas Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history; the African History Month compliments it by celebrating the achievements of all people of African descent and promoting unity .
Black History Month is also known as African American History Month and is observed by the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Netherlands.
Significance: Celebration of the African diaspora including, African-American history meanwhile the significance of African History Month is that it unifies, celebrates Africans in Africa and people of African descent all over the world.
The first-ever African History Month conference virtually took place on 1st March 2021 and began with celebrating the 125th Adwa’s decisive victory which humiliated the invading colonial Italian Army in the battle of Adowa and was celebrated from 1st March with the last conference held on 31st March ending on 1st April 2021.
The African History Month will therefore be celebrated each year from 1st March-1st April to reeducate the world on the importance of respecting African culture ,art and acknowledging Africa’s enormous contributions throughout history.
The United States of Africa is registered as a non-profit corporation in Texas, United States, and
is the driving force behind this African Holiday. African History Month acknowledges the
enormous contributions that Africa has made to the world’s civilizations.
African History Month will rewrite the history of Africa from an Afrocentric perspective, debunk
Eurocentric lies, conserve African History, promote African Culture and heritage, encourage and
promote further research and celebrate the achievements of all people of African descent
including where Black History Month is not celebrated.
The African History Month was founded by a Kenya-born Pan Africanist Daniel Mwambonu on
15th February 2021 through a proclamation with a vision to restore Africa’s lost dignity and
inspire self-pride in Africans at home or diaspora.