Carter Godwin Woodson
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Carter Godwin Woodson

Carter Godwin Woodson (December 19, 1875 – April 3, 1950) was an African-American historian, author, journalist and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Woodson was one of the first scholars to study African-American history. A founder of The Journal of Negro History in 1915, Woodson has been cited as the father of black history. In February 1926 he announced the celebration of "Negro History Week", considered the precursor of Black History Month. Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Photo by Unknown photographer [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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