Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Submitted by ub on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 22:10

On 6/6/2006, POTUS George W. Bush issued a proclamation recognizing June as Caribbean-American Heritage Month.

This month-long observance promotes the rich culture and heritage of Caribbean American people and their contributions to the United States of America.

The National Archives has many online resources, blogs, and articles. Discover more on our Special Topics page: https://go.usa.gov/xJj52

Meanwhile, the wealthgap between Black and White Americans is growing. And without policy interventions or other forces leading to improvements in the relative wealth-accumulating conditions of Black Americans it will be impossible to narrow this increasing gap.

Image: Junior Red Cross Parade, Puerto Rico, 1918