Carter G. Woodson By: Niko Cisneros

  • Born December 19,1875 . Place of Birth New Canton, Virginia. Carter was a Teacher, Scholar, Publisher, and administrator.
  • Woodson was a Writer and Historian. He dedicated his career to the field of African American history and lobbied extensively to establish Black History Month as a nation wide institution. He was most famous for his influential book The Mis-Education of the Negro.
  • Carter helped found the Association for the Study of Negro Life. Also formed African American owned association Publisher Press in 1921. In addition Woodson also worked in a number of educational positions.
  • African Americans should participate in programs and have meaning in history.
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