Beyond FEATURES: Black History Month Controversies on Tolerance.org
“I think we have to teach our kids the right things and show them how important the integration of our history is in American history,” Biddle said. “We are happy people are coming (to the museum this month), but I’m not putting on the African drums and dancers to excite you because it’s February. I’m going to do it in January and March and all the other months so people will realize black history is ongoing.”
For further insights on how to teach children the impact of black history on our country’s past, present, and future, also read “Black History Month: What’s Missing,” which features King Center historians discussing this important topic.