Sunday, February 2, 2014

Black History Month: Celebrating Carter G. Woodson

NAME: Carter G. Woodson

OCCUPATION: Historian     

BIRTH DATE: December 19, 1875     
DEATH DATE: April 03, 1950
EDUCATION: Harvard University     
PLACE OF BIRTH: New Canton, Virginia
PLACE OF DEATH: Suitland-Silver Hill, Maryland
     Best Known For

Carter G. Woodson was an African-American writer and historian known as the "Father of Black History Month." He penned the influential book The Mis-Education of the Negro.

This US postage stamp was issued Feb 1, 1984 in honor of Black Heritage Month

"Carter Godwin Woodson." 2014. The Biography Channel website. Feb 02 2014, 02:04

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