a photo montage showing Black History trailblazers Ida B. Wells, Phillis Wheatley and Bayard Rustin
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Black History Month: 5 Trailblazers You May Not Have Heard About

February's Black History Month is a great time to expand our knowledge and understanding of the significant impact that Black Americans have had -- and continue to have -- in shaping this country. Often whitewashed or having its truths and perspectives misrepresented (sometimes deliberately), Black history in the United States is frequently viewed as a sidenote in a White narrative.