It is really important to know where your family has come from, what they've experienced, and how that has helped you become the person that you are today. It's even more important to share those stories with others! This Black History Month, we asked some of your favorite stars to tell us about the parts of their family's history and culture they are most proud of – and the backgrounds that continue to inspire them.
Click through the gallery to see what each star had to say about their unique family history. Feel free to share your own with us by commenting below.
"One of my great grandfathers was a Buffalo Soldier and the other was a Tuskegee airman," K.C. Undercover actor Kamil McFadden shares of his family's historical ties. "They were both on my mother's side of the family."