Black History Month is celebrated every year in the United States during the month of February. During this month, people recognize historical African Americans who have contributed significantly to the United States of America. According to the article “Black History Month” by History.com, the month of February is also celebrated as “African American History Month” and was previously known as “Negro History Week”. However, now-a-days most people just name the celebration as Black History Month because it celebrates the history of Black-Americans. This article also makes a comment that Black History Month was first celebrated in 1915, which was about half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment was created. The Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery.