"Carter Godwin Woodson" was an African-American historian, author, journalist and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Woodson was one of the first scholars to study African-American history. A founder of The Journal of Negro History in 1915, Woodson has been cited as the List of people known as the father or mother of something/father of black history. In February 1926 he announced the celebration of "Negro History Week", considered the precursor of Black History Month.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous historians! More Carter G. Woodson on Wikipedia.