WITHOUT THE work of Carter G. Woodson, Google would likely not be kicking off Black History Month on Thursday, let alone with its home-page image of Woodson himself. Woodson is historic because he believed in the illuminating power of the historic. He knew that tradition must be rightly learned before it can be valued, and […]
In 1926, Carter G. Woodson created Negro History Week to ensure the contributions of black people would be taught and remembered. Woodson believed that eventually the week—which in 1976 become Black History Month—would eventually be...
Historian Carter G. Woodson created what eventually became Black History Month.
Often dubbed the "Father of Black History," Woodson worked to ensure African-American history was taught in schools and studied by scholars.