TITLE

Celebrate Black History Month

AUTHOR(S)
WILLIAMS, JASMIN K.
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;2/2/2012, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the month of February is observed as the Black History Month. The observance began as Negro History Week and was started in 1926 by scholar and educator named Carter Godwin Woodson as a way to focus on the often untold history and achievements of people of African descent. Woodson was born in New Canton, Virginia, on December 19, 1875.
ACCESSION #
71492126

 

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