Black History Month: Books To Read About African Americans Fighting For Equality
President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to basketball legend Bill Russell on Feb. 15, 2011. | Source: ImageCatcher News Service / Getty
As the father of Black history, Carter G. Woodson had a simple goal - to legitimize the study of African American history and culture.
To that end, in 1912, shortly after becoming the second African American after W.E.B. Du Bois to earn a Ph.D. at Harvard, Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915.... Read more