Happy Black History Month! Last year I posted a Black history fact on my Facebook every day, and it was a great way to learn about folks besides Martin, Malcolm, and Rosa. I'm continuing the tradition this year and figured I could share some facts on the Bowl too. :-) You get two facts today since technically BHM started yesterday:
Why is Black History Month in February?
Carter G. Woodson started what was originally "Negro History Week" in 1926. He chose February to honor both Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln's birthdays.
Did you know?
Only two black starting quarterbacks have won the Super Bowl: Doug Williams in 1988 and Russell Wilson in 2014.