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Twitch gears up to celebrate African-American History Month

Twitch gears up to celebrate African-American History Month

This month, Twitch is hosting a number of featured streams to celebrate African-American History Month.

The platform explained in a blog postthat it will spend February showcasing diversity, and shining a spotlight on broadcasters of colour and their communities. 

African-American History Month, more commonly known as Black History Month, began as an appreciation week founded by Carter G. Woodson and minister Jesse E. Moorland in 1926. Every American President since 1976 has signed a proclamation designating February as National African-American History Month.

The SpawnOnme podcast will kick off the month's proceedings today at 7:30pm ET. The stream will delve in to how African-Americans have sculpted the conversation and culture of entertainment over the years, and how it continues to shape the direction of gaming.


Here's a schedule of the featured streams across February: 

SpawnOnMe  -  2/1 7:30PM
Okaydrian -  2/2 9:00PM
JennaSaisQuoi  - 2/3 1:00PM
Friskk  - 2/4 8:00PM
UTxJGTheDon  - 2/5 11:00AM
Cypheroftyr - 2/6 12:00PM
Lemonque - 2/7 1:00PM
iamBrandon -  2/8 8:00PM
BowskiJ  -  2/9 10:00PM
Trihex  - 2/10 12:00PM
DestinyFomo  -  2/11 12:00PM
Psychobunny  - 2/12 11:00AM
BlackOni  - 2/13 5:00PM
DjTechlive  - 2/14 4:00PM
SmashStudios  - 2/15 1:00PM
Data_Dave  - 2/16 3:00PM
Xmiramira  - 2/17 1:00 AM
DennyVonDoom  - 2/18 7:00PM
TheBlackhokage  - 2/19 3:00PM
Viciousfool -  2/20 11:00PM
Imperialgrrl  - 2/21 9:00PM
TKbreezy -  2/22 8:00PM
DeejayKnight  - 2/23 9:00AM
Shamanom -  2/24 4:00AM
Zylria  - 2/25 7:00AM
JDubeous -  2/26 4:00PM
FlareRDB  - 2/27 4:00AM
MissDoitBig  - 2/28 7:00PM


Influencer Editor

Danielle Partis is Editor of InfluencerUpdate.biz. She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.

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