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Black History Month

This year marks the 30th commemoration of Black History Month in the United States.

It takes place as some African Americans are debating whether such a celebration is valid anymore. Actor Morgan Freeman stirred the controversy in December when he said in a "60 Minutes" interview that it's ridiculous to relegate black history to one month.

David Evans is Senior Admissions Officer at Harvard University.

Click the listen link above to hear his commentary.

This program aired on February 23, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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