Charles G. Woodson, a black man, who was born in 1875 was
an African American writer, educator and historian. He graduated
high school in less than 2 years. Woodson was the dean of the
School of Liberal Arts at Howard University from
1919 to 1920 and what is now West Virginia State College
from 1920 to 1922.
Carter Woodson established the Association for the
Study of Negro life and History, founded and edited the journal
of Negro History. WOodson also organized the first annual
Negro History Week which became Black History Month.
Further Carter Woodson founded the Negro History Bulletin.
His Books are The Mis-education of the NEgro Prior to
1861, History of the Negro Church, and the Rural Negro.
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