The US has yet to fully undergo a process of truth and reconciliation.
The longing for lighter skin remains a taboo topic in African-American communities.
Before the civil rights era, a group of powerful and resourceful black women laid the groundwork for a generation of black activists.
For the African-American community, Kwanzaa is not just any "black holiday. " It is a recognition that knowledge of black history is worthwhile.
Black British history is too often overlooked, and its connections to the US even more so.
Fifty years of the Caribbean Carnival in Toronto has had a significant impact on Canada's cultural institutions. It's also helped educate Canadians about Black history.