Carter Godwin Woodson
|Date of Birth|
19 December 1875
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.