Google is honoring him with a doodle
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.
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 ...