Black History Month Twitter Celebration


Maya Angelou reciting her poem “On the Pulse of Morning” at the 1993 Presidential Inauguration of William J. Clinton. U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. January 20, 1993. (William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum)

Be sure to follow The Flash on Twitter @FHSTheFlash for our month long celebration of Black History Month! We will be posting facts, iconic African-Americans, and fun history tidbits like this one:

Maya Angelou stopped celebrating her own birthday for years after friend and iconic activist Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on that date. Instead, she sent flowers to King’s widow, Coretta Scott King, for over 30 years, until Coretta’s death in 2006.


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