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Woodson_Carter_GThe year is 1926. Carter G. Woodson (pictured), a black historian, author, and journalist, observes that black’s contributions to society are “overlooked, ignored, and even suppressed by writers of history textbooks and the teachers who use them. Race prejudice, he concluded, “is merely the logical result of tradition, the inevitable outcome of thorough instruction to the effect that the Negro has never contributed anything to the progress of mankind.” (Current Biography 1944, p.7) To combat this, he pioneers the celebration of “Negro History Week.” Read More>>