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

1. Jordan Davis Birthday

Jordan Davis Birthday

1995: The 17-year-old was killed in 2012 while sitting in a vehicle with his friends outside a Jacksonville, Fl. convenience store, listening to music. The music was too loud for Michael Dunn and following some words over the volume, the 45-year-old man fired his gun into the vehicle filled with teenagers, killing Jordan. Dunn told his fiancee the teens