The most known arts of African American heritage are rock art and sculptures. Sculptures can be found in many places around the world while rock art can be found in ancient old caves in Africa. One major sculptor that is known today is Edmonia Lewis . She started sculpting once she met Edward A. Brackett. Her art can be found at Howard University and some museums.
Fact 1- In 1926, Carter G. Woodson established Negro History Week, which later became Black History Month. The month of February was chosen in honor of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln, who were both born in that month.
Fact 2-Most people think of Rosa Parks as the first person to refuse to give up their seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. There were actually several women who came before her; one of whom was Claudette Colvin.