Show your support for African Heritage Month (Formally Black History Month) with this beautiful 80 mm x 40 mm hook and loop (Velo backed) patch.
Black History Month is celebrated across the United States and Canada every February.
What are the colours of Black History Month? What are the colours for Black History Month? The official colours of BHM are black, red, yellow, and green. These are also known as the Pan African colours. Initially, yellow was not included on the list. The Ethiopian flag inspired the addition of yellow. Ethiopia is the only African nation that was not colonised due to its indigenous people being too powerful for Europeans to handle. Meaning of black history colours What does each of the colours of Black History Month represent? Black: It represents the melanated skin colour of Africans or people of African descent. Yellow: It represents optimism, justice, and equality for all people. Green: It symbolises Africa's rich greenery and other God-given natural resources. Red: It symbolises the excruciating bloodshed people of colour underwent during the battle against slavery, racism, and colonialism.