Carter G. Woodson, The Father of Black History Month

Title

Carter G. Woodson, The Father of Black History Month

Description

The origins of Black History Month date back to 1926, when a historian named Carter G. Woodson spearheaded “Negro History Week.”

Creator

Erin Blakemore

Source

JSTOR Daily, https://daily.jstor.org/ 

JSTOR Daily provides context for current events using scholarship found in JSTOR, a digital library of academic journals, books, and other material. We publish articles grounded in peer-reviewed research and provide free access to that research for all of our readers.

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JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways.

Date

February 12, 2015

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Citation

Erin Blakemore, “Carter G. Woodson, The Father of Black History Month,” Anti-Racism Digital Library, accessed November 23, 2020, https://sacred.omeka.net/items/show/385.