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Did you know that Black History Month was named to discover unknown or neglected black contributions. President Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History Month in 1976, calling upon the public to “...seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history”. The story of Lansdale's own Dr. Frank Boston is of one of those unsung heroes whose story is long overdue.
All throughout February, join the Borough as we share stories and facts about Dr. Boston and his impact not only on Lansdale but all around the region. If you don't know who Dr. Boston is, here are a few facts to start off: