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Black History Month #BHMExpress
Black History Month #BHMExpress
Black History Month #BHMExpress
Sunday, 28 February 2021

February marks Black History Month in the United States, a month-long commemoration of African Americans and their contributions to American culture and achievement. Share your favorite quote from an inspirational African American and turn it into a poem for a chance to get an iPhone 12 Pro!

Terms & Conditions:

  1. Please register HERE – Once you have registered, you will not receive any confirmation e-mail.

  2. Participants must be living in Indonesia.

  3. CHOOSE ONE of @america's social media:

    1. FOLLOW us on Instagram: @atamerica

    2. LIKE us on Facebook: @atamerica

    3. FOLLOW us on Twitter: @atamerica

    4. SUBSCRIBE us on our YouTube: @atamericaa  

  4. Post your poem on Facebook, Twitter OR Instagram feed (pick only one) and make sure your account is public.

  5. Poem must be submitted in English

  6. Poem submission length: maximum 10 lines – to visualize what it looks like, please see the example HERE

  7. When submitting, participants will have to:

    1. Put the hashtag: #BHMExpress #BlackHistoryMonth

    2. If you submit from Instagram, please submit it by posting it on your feed. Once you have uploaded it on your feed, please share it to your InstaStories and make a highlight on your profile name “#BHMExpress”. You can write your poem on notes (can be handwritten on a piece of paper or using notes on your phone), take a screenshot or picture of it, and post it on your feed.

    3. If you submit from Twitter, please submit by tweeting your poem.

    4. If you submit from Facebook, please submit by typing it on your status update.

  8. Participants can submit the poem as creatively as possible; for example, in a video format that you upload on your preferred social media, in a graphic format, as a Twitter Thread, etc.

  9. Tag @atamerica

  10. Post the ticket-to-join graphic (download here) on your social media platform and tag 3 friends on the platform you are joining in from; e.g. if you submit your poem on Instagram, it means you have to post the ticket-to-join graphic and tag 3 friends on Instagram. If you submit from Twitter, it means that you have to post the ticket-to-join graphic and tag 3 friends on Twitter.

  11. Poems must not contain hate speech, inappropriate language and/or messages directed against groups.

  12. Employees of @america, the United States Embassy - Indonesia, their family members, or anyone else connected in any way to the activity is excluded from participation.

  13. @america reserves the right to cancel or amend the activity, and these terms and conditions, without advanced notice. Any changes to the activity will be shared with entrants as soon as possible.

  14. All submissions are the property of @america.


Giveaway Terms & Conditions:


  1. The giveaway: One lucky draw recipient of an iPhone 12 Pro (512 GB)

  2. The @america Team will contact the person who has been selected to receive the giveaway after the deadline (February 28th 2021). If the person whose submission has been selected does not respond in ONE business day upon receiving the news, @america reserves the right to select another recipient. 

  3. The giveaway will be sent via postal delivery. The participant who has been selected to receive the giveaway must provide a valid mailing address to receive their prize once our team reaches out. If the recipient provides an invalid address and the giveaway bounces back to us, we have the right to pick another recipient.

  4. No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prize is not transferable.

  5. Any technical questions or problems with prize functionality should be addressed to the product’s manufacturer. @america is not responsible for any technical or operational problems.

  6. All decisions are final.

  7. By entering this activity, you agree with these terms and conditions.

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