African history month is a separate entity and should not be confused with Black History Month, an annual observance in the United States, Canada, as well as, communities in Europe and United Kingdom, honoring important celebrations and events within the history of the African Diaspora.
In today's world, we have accepted foreign cultures, different ideologies and embraced new identities. The whole dynamics of Africans, its people and the victims of the Diaspora has dramatically changed. A new geography has been created in North and South America, together with the partitioning of Africa into over fifty countries. Moreover, modern history is a reflection of the European conquest, according to their interpretations.
Learning history is more important than ever, because of the diversity, in Africa, and Africans scattered around the world. Appropriately, African history month is essential because it present history into one place beginning from the dawn of civilization to today's world. Mostly, importantly, the term month will have a special significance. It will mean every month during the year, akin to world history that has no time constraints. Conclusively,it would be a gigantic cultural global forum for Africans from Cape to Cairo, West and east Africa together with those abroad.
With certainty, African History month would be a positive undertaking not only enlightening the contemporary world but also, laying foundations for the future generations. Most importantly, it would mutually benefit Africans everywhere.
This is an open invitation for collaboration with activists, organizations, newspapers, BLOGS, institutions; governmental agencies, and media to garner efforts to make this event a reality. Together with modern technology, the Internet, phone and teleconferencing have made global communications affordable and accessible. Now is the time to codify history into one gigantic African History Month.