Black History Month is about remembering the history of black Americans’ struggles to earn equal citizenship. The month should focus on celebrating the 15th Amendment and the civil rights movement. Now, nearly all of Black History Month has gone by and I bet you’ve heard little about either of these important historical lessons.
Amb. Blackwell has been a public servant over many decades, serving in more positions than we can name here, but including Mayor of Cincinnati, Secretary of State (Ohio), U.S. Ambassador to the Human Rights Commission at the United Nations, and Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.