Carter Godwin Woodson: (December 19, 1875 – April 3, 1950)

Carter Godwin Woodson: (December 19, 1875 – April 3, 1950)

  • Carter Godwin Woodson author, was born on December 19, 1875, in New Canton, Virginia, the son of former slaves James and Elizae Riddle Woodson.
  • Carter Godwin Woodson author, journalist and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History and also known as the Father of Black History.