Stacey Dash

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Stacey Dash has been under fire recently for making the comment that she did not support Black History Month and that she felt the month, along with other black-only spaces such as BET and the BET Awards, followed a segregated mindset.

However, she has recently clarified those comments, saying that she wanted black history to be part of every month and not just one month a year.

“I’m not saying we as black people deserve LESS respect.  I’m saying we deserve MORE,” Dash wrote on her blog. “Black History should be a part of social studies and history curriculum EVERYDAY OF EVERY MONTH OF EVERY YEAR.”

She then continued, “Black history IS American history.  We are not a category or a special interest group.  We are Americans.”

“Our accomplishments cannot be limited to 28 days,” she added. “Do not listen to liberals who try to limit you, to put you into a box, to tell you that you MUST believe one way or another, that you cannot think for yourselves, and that the government can ‘give’ you a ‘special month.'”

Dash went on to encourage her readers to stop settling for “breadcrumbs” and to “eat of the wonderful, rich food this nation offers.”

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