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Who is the father of Black History?

Black History Quiz is a weekly celebration of the contributions and achievements of Africans and the
Black History Quiz
Who is the father of Black History?
By Jim Stroud • Issue #53 • View online
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In honor of Father’s Day…
Who is the Father of Black History?
The Creator of Negro History Week
The Creator of Negro History Week
________________, often touted as the “father of black history,” was the child of two former slaves who, against odds, turned his insatiable curiosity into success. He supported his family via farming and mining, and was primarily self-taught.
___________ earned a masters degree from the University of Chicago and became the second African-American ever to receive a doctorate from Harvard. He created “Negro History Week” in 1926, according to the NAACP, which later became Black History Month.
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Carter G. Woodson, often touted as the “father of black history,” was the child of two former slaves who, against odds, turned his insatiable curiosity into success. He supported his family via farming and mining, and was primarily self-taught. 
Carter G. Woodson earned a masters degree from the University of Chicago and became the second African-American ever to receive a doctorate from Harvard. He created Negro History Week in 1926, according to the NAACP, which later became Black History Month.
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