When I first ventured on to the internet” via AOL political chat rooms, the same question came up…a lot! That was back in 1994.
It always puzzled me because common logic and reasoning would have made the question a moot issue. Everything we read about history in elementary, junior high school, high school and college is about “white history”.
I often wondered, back in those early days of the internet, where do these people come from, don’t they understand that?
My very first website ( 1995) was a portal for Black Websites on the internet. I was literally chastised and verbally castigated for having something labeled “Black” on the internet. Folks wondered why there had to be “Black” websites? It was all too complicated to explain since no matter how careful and detailed I tried to be with my explanations, they still had no clue why there had to be “Black” websites and “Black” History month.
It was all too exasperating for me so I left them in their own tiny world and ventured out to research everything I could think of (admittedly mostly Africentric searches) via Yahoo’s search engine and later Google.
So…imagine my surprise when I found that nothing had changed in almost twenty years:
H/t: Boring as heck