This month's contest celebrates Black History Month: Write a letter addressed to a figure from Black History or from contemporary culture.

Letter from Langston Hughes

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In your letter, you can express what this person has meant to you.  You can tell them a story, your thoughts on their actions, what you like about them, how they have shaped history and your life.   

Use the links below to help to respect the art and tradition of handwritten letters and be generous with your writing.
Make sure to fully develop any ideas that you are introducing in your letter.  

Be imaginative and unique..

Letters to these figures deserve time and effort in creating a letter that will help illuminate the importance of this person.

All letters must be in good taste and with respect to other cultures.

The of writing a letter:

To get help formatting, you can use the Letter Generator: