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97 Years of Tradition: Black History Month Started with Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s Negro History Week in 1926

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Today marks the start of the 46th year of celebrating Black History Month. This tradition originally began as “Negro History Week.” Dr. Carter G. Woodson felt that African Americans were not being educated enough about their ancestors’ achievements and history, so he started the historical celebration in 1926. Visit for more information For assistance […]