When did negro history week become black history month?

Answer In 1926, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, a respected black historian, founded Negro History Week to bring attention to the contributions and history of black Americans. In 1976, the Association for the Stud... Read More »

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Who invented black history week&is known as the father of black history?

Carter G. Woodson is known as the "Father of Black History." In 1926, Woodson created Negro History Week, which was in concurrence with the birthdays of President Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Doug... Read More »

Parents- how do you explain to a 7 years old why there are black history but not white history month?

You know I wonder that myself. I appreciate what the black community has done for our country. I'm thrilled that race has been more and more seen as just skin color and nothing more. I'm glad ra... Read More »

When was Black History Month created?

Historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson, founder of the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History, created Black History Week in 1926. In 1986 Congress passed a law naming February "Nati... Read More »

When did black history month originate?

Black History Month began in 1976 as a way to help incorporate the contributions of African Americans into American history. However, the desire to integrate the influence of African Americans on A... Read More »