Jan 24, · Portrait of American historian and educator Carter Godwin Woodson ( - ), s. Credit for the evolving awareness of the true place of blacks in history can, in large part, be bestowed on one man, Carter G. Woodson. And, his brainchild the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc. is continuing Woodson’s tradition of disseminating information about black life, history and culture to the global.
-Carter G. Woodson. "Truth comes to us from the past, then, like gold washed down from the mountains."-Carter G. Woodson. "You must give your own story to the world."-Carter G. Woodson. "What we need is a history of selected races or nations of the world void of national bias, race, hate, and religious prejudice."-Carter G. Woodson. On April 30, , Carter G. Woodson died of a heart attack. Throughout his life, he wrote, co-authored, and edited numerous books. Woodson wanted to ensure the intellectual survival of African-American history through publications. In February, , the first Black History Month was celebrated at .
Jan 18, · Woodson, a member of Sigma Pi Phi fraternity,, died suddenly from a heart attack in his “office home” on April 3, Woodson was 74 at the time of his death. He never married and had no children. Deservingly dubbed “The Father of Black History,” he was, simply put, a . CARTER G. WOODSON, Ph.D. Editor of the Journal of Negro History, author of A Century of Negro Migration, and of the Education of the Negro Prior to SECOND EDITION. THE ASSOCIATED PUBLISHERS WASHINGTON, D. C.
Feb 01, · This blog post is part of the Woodson Project—a series of events, posts, and book lists on subjects including empowering Black families, amplifying Black voices, exploring Black identity and intersectionality, and discovering Black influencers in STEAM. The project was created by branch staff from across NYPL to honor Dr. Carter G. Woodson, who in created Negro History Week—the Author: Jermaine Dennis. Carter G. Woodson (–) Contributed by Jacqueline Goggin Carter G. Woodson was a historian and founder of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, the Journal of Negro History, and "Negro History Week.".