Carter G. Woodson

Birth Name
Carter Godwin Woodson
Date of Birth
19 December 1875
Birth Town
New Canton, Virginia, United States of America

An American author, historian, and journalist labeled the “father of black history” who founded the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. He was known as one of the first scholars to study the history of the African diaspora and launched the “Negro History Week” which would later evolve into Black History Month as we know it today.

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