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Black History Month originated in 1926, founded by Carter G. Woodson and was created to celebrate achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

February 22: This Day in Black History  was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Bobby Hendricks

Bobby Hendricks

1938: R&B singer Bobby Hendricks, lead singer with The Drifters before becoming a successful solo act, was born on this day in Columbus, OH. (Photo: Tumblr)