The Northerner

Black History Month: a time for celebration, education

Dr. Carter G. Woodson created Negro History Week in 1926.

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

February 6, 2019

In 1925, historian, journalist and author Dr. Carter G. Woodson created the idea for the first Negro History Week—a celebration of experiences and accomplishments of African-Americans, said Dr. Eric Jackson, Black studies and history professor at NKU. Woodson, a graduate from Harvard University ...

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Dr. Eric Jackson