Black history month is important for so many reasons. Its necessary to celebrate African American achievements, because in the past we weren't recognized for our contributions. Black History month was started over 85 years ago, so there are many young people that don't understand the importance of it.

While at Bennett Community School Campus with Teen talk,  it was amazing to see these young people discuss what black history means to them, what prominent figures inspired them, and what they can do in the future to help their community.

Check out the video below!