Celebrate Black History Month

February 2012
New York Amsterdam News;2/2/2012, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p30
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.


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