Carter G. Woodson

Carter G. Woodson
1875 - 1950

Carter G. Woodson  American Journalist


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Carter G. Woodson passed away on 3rd Apr 1950 aged 74.


Carter G. Woodson is a 74 year old American Journalist born on 19th December, 1875 in New Canton, Virginia. Their zodiac sign is Sagittarius

Carter G. Woodson is a member of the following lists: 20th-century American historians, American male journalists and Male historians.


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First Name Carter
Middle Name G.
Last Name Woodson
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 19th December, 1875
Birthplace New Canton, Virginia
Died 3rd April, 1950
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Nationality American
Occupation Text Historian
Occupation Journalist

Carter Godwin Woodson (December 19, 1875 – April 3, 1950) was an African-American historian, author, journalist and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Woodson was one of the first scholars to study African-American history. A founder of The Journal of Negro History in 1915, Woodson has been cited as the father of black history. In February 1926 he announced the celebration of "Negro History Week", considered the precursor of Black History Month.

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