February is Black History Month, making it the perfect time to use stickers, magnets, and customized labels to help consumers remember the accomplishments and major milestones of some of our nation’s most influential leaders. For example, our refrigerator magnets, printed labels, blank sheet labels, and posters are all creative ways to celebrate and promote Black History Month.
Share Inspirational Facts
One of the greatest ways to promote and celebrate Black History Month is to remind consumers about black history and how Black History Month first came to be. Use labels, magnets, and posters to highlight this information and share it with your customers.
Here are some interesting facts to help get you started:
- Owed to Dr. Carter G. Woodson, Black History Month was first recognized in February 1926
- In February 1870, black Americans were first given the right to vote
- In February 1870, Hiram R. Revels became the first black senator
- In February 1909, the National Associate for the Advancement of Colored People was first founded
- In 1963, Martin Luther King delivered his I Have a Dream speech
- In 1964, the Civil Rights Act was signed by President Johnson
- In 1983, the first African American, Guion Bluford Jr., went to space
- In 2001, Colin Powell became the first black U.S. Secretary of State
But black history doesn’t stop there—in 2009, Barack Obama became the first African American U.S. president.
Where Do Labels Come In?
Many people forget that not only are customized labels meant to label products, but they can also be used as stickers, magnets, mounted posters, wall graphics, and more. Long gone are the days where product labels are only meant to label products—at SheetLabels.com, we offer a variety of labels for many different uses.
During Black History Month, use labels to share important information about black history, and offer sales, promotions, and discounts on products that were invented by black men and women. If it weren’t for black men and women, we may have never been introduced to the following products:
- The dust pan
- The ironing board
- The Super Soaker
- The mop
- The refrigerator
- Automatic elevator doors
- The first traffic lights
- The gas mask
- Heated combs
- Potato chips
- Lawn sprinklers
- The modern lawn mower
- The first home security system
- The gas heating furnace
- Peanut butter
- The clothes dryer
- The light bulb
- The automatic gearshift
- The pacemaker
- Ice cream scoops
SheetLabels.com Knows Labels
Throughout the month of February, share the importance of Black History Month by using customized labels from SheetLabels.com. Our high-quality product labels, unmatched customer service, and affordable prices make us an excellent option for any of your product labelling needs—whether you need product labels, magnets, flyers, posters, or any other type of promotional material.
February is a busy month for honoring several different awareness months, celebrations, and holidays, and SheetLabels.com has everything you need to prepare you for each one of them. Check out our blog for posts on Lactose-Free Awareness Month, Random Acts of Kindness Week, National Agricultural Week, Burn Awareness Week, Salt Awareness Week, and National Heart Health Month. When you’re ready to place an order, just give us a call!