5 Things I Learned During Black History Month and What I’m Doing About It

For me, days or weeks or months that are dedicated to certain causes serve as reminders about our collective experience—and as platforms for progress as we move forward. Black History Month reminds me not only about the injustices of the past, but serves as a bellwether for where we stand now, and where we collectively still need to go.  Here are five things I was reminded of during Black History Month and what I am doing about it.