Discover the fascinating, true story of Carter G. Woodson, who founded Black History Month. The son of former slaves was a farmer, coal miner, Harvard graduate, and hardworking advocate for freedom, equality, and the dissemination of knowledge. Expressive artwork depicts his early years in the post–Civil War era, as well as portraits of famous and little-known black Americans, from Frederick Douglass to Ida B. Wells, whose stories Woodson dedicated his life to preserving and honoring.
Pallas Gates McCorquodale
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