February is Black History Month – a month dedicated to honoring the many achievements and contributions African American people have made in this country.

It is always a meaningful month. But this year, with issues of injustice and civil rights , and the positive uprising of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, it feels even more poignant.

All February long, Repair the World will commemorate Black History Month. We will be celebrating the great work of organizations around the country working as the leaders of the justice movement – check back to the blog this month for posts and interviews. To get things started, check out this great video outlining the origins of Black History Month: