Welcome to the Black History Month Challenge!

Welcome to the Black History Month Challenge!

To understand what’s happening in our world today, we must reflect on what has happened in the past. The Black History Month Challenge provides a fun and interactive way to explore some of the lesser known stories about the Black experience in the US. We’ll also celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of Black business titans and explore Black contributions to medicine. Let’s do this!

Prizes

After completing the 30-minute course, you will have the opportunity to submit a short essay based on what you’ve learned and compete for one of three scholarships:

1st Place: $10,000
2nd Place: $6,000
3rd Place: $4,000

The Black History Month Challenge is designed for high school students in grades 9-12 and will be available through February 28, 2021. The scholarship essay contest is open to all students ages 13-18.


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Citizens Commitment to Social Equity

We are committed to creating social and economic equity by driving real and lasting change. Through actions and conversations, we aim to promote equity, inclusivity and economic opportunity for all. We’re proud to sponsor the Black History Month Challenge and celebrate some of the lesser-known stories from Black history, with the goal to inspire dialogue and a greater understanding of race and social equity in our society.

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