Why is black history so important?
Black history is valuable for the accurate relearning of information that has been taught inaccurately by systemic racism. Black history is important to encourage African Americans in their identity deficits.
Black history should be the opportunity for the pursuit of truth that every believer should have. This history should be understood not just for the sake of knowledge but also for the sake of intimacy. Without a heart for truth we have been unable to understand the weight of long term sustained trauma. The still untreated trauma of the failure of slavery reconstruction, Jim Crow laws, and the systematic oppression in our current reality has impacted our entire nation.