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Celebrate and Honor Black History Month with a donation to a CharityWatch Top-Rated Charity!

   Jan 29, 2024

In honor and celebration of Black History Month we invite you to check out our Top-Rated Black American and/or Civil Rights & Social Justice charities.

Black History Month is an annual celebration of the achievements by Black Americans and a time to recognize their important role in U.S. history. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated February as Black History Month.

Below are 3 examples of CharityWatch Top-Rated Black American and Civil Rights & Social Justice charities. Be sure and check out our full list of Top-Rated charities for other charities that you may want to donate to during Black History Month.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) works to maintain and advance civil liberties, including, without limitation, the freedoms of association, press, religion, and speech, and the rights to the franchise, to due process of law, and to equal protection of the laws for all people throughout the United States and its jurisdictions.

Center for Community Change works to build the power and capacity of low-income people of color, to change their communities and public policies for the better.

Center for Constitutional Rights is a legal & educational organization dedicated to advancing & protecting the rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Stands with social justice movements & communities under threat-fusing litigation, advocacy & narrative shifting to dismantle systems of oppression.

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