February is Black History Month, and it’s the perfect time for you to learn and celebrate important black people, as well as events and achievements by people of African heritage.
Lola is a 5-year-old girl who found a pretty creative way to celebrate the Black History Month: she and her mother Cristi Smith-Jones take it to social media every February and dress up as famous black women from history. The two posted a photo every single day back in 2017.
The mom explained to CNN that her daughter Lola loves history, and it all began on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, when Lola learned about Martin Luther King Kr. at school. So, her parents figured that it would be a good time to talk to her about the civil rights movement and black people’s history, and the girl seemed to understand where they were coming from.
So, in order to tackle such a heavy topic, the family decided that they would make it fun by taking advantage of Lola’s love for dress-up, and the rest is history.
The mom picked out some influential black women from history. She first taught her daughter about them, then showed the girl photos of the women, and she then picked out who she wanted to dress up as.