By Robert F. Durden
The son of former slaves, Woodson grew to become the 1st student of African-American heritage, growing this box of college examine. He used to be additionally the writer of Negro heritage Week, which has now grown into Black historical past Month, celebrated national. The existence and occupation of this pioneering historian are precise during this identify.
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