Black history is
Founded in 1909, the NAACP has over 2,000 local chapters worldwide.
Black explorer Matthew Henson is credited by the U.S. as the co-discoverer of the North Pole.
World-renowned performer Josephine Baker also served as a spy during World War II.
Black Entertainment Network (BET) founder Robert Johnson became the first Black billionaire when he sold the cable network in 2001.