African Americans in Iowa: 2023
Feb 06, 2023
February 6, 2023To recall and celebrate the positive contributions to our nation made by people of African descent,
American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week beginning on Feb. 12, 1926. In
1976, as part of the nation’s bicentennial, the week was expanded into Black History Month.
The 2023 profile, updated using data from the 2021 American Community Survey data, can be found here.
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