February is Black History Month. It is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for centering the role of African Americans in U.S. history. Since 1976, every American president has designated February as Black History Month and endorsed a specific theme. This year’s Black History Month theme, “Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity” explores the African diaspora and the spread of Black families across the United States. In addition, the theme affirms and celebrates black identity, family history, and intersectionality.