February is a month full of celebrations and awareness. We celebrate love this month as well as Black History Month, a when we can celebrate those that have changed lives and became some of the most influential people of their time and still today. Below are just a few of those:
- Harriet Tubman- A former slave who escaped and then helped many more to escape on the underground railroad.
- Martin Luther King- Was a pivotal figure in the civil rights movement. He is remembered for his powerful speeches in which sought to bring around a united society.
- Booker T. Washington- Was an advisor to the Presidents of Roosevelt and Taft. He was also an advocator for Black – Americans.
February is also American National Heart Awareness Month- The very thing that keeps are blood pumping through our veins the “Heart”. Exercise and a healthy diet are key to a healthy heart.