“The question we face today is whether Black History Month is still relevant. Is it still a vehicle for change? Or has it just become one more school assignment that has limited meaning for children? has turned Black History Month into a time when television and the media pile up their black stuff? Or is it a useful concept whose goals have been achieved? “Lonnie G. Bunch III explores the genesis of Black History Month. African American History and its relevance in today’s world. .