Black History Month: A Primer

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  • Carter G. Woodson and Jesse E. Moorland
  • Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass
  • Gerald R. Ford
  • Mary Frances Berry
  • Johnetta B. Cole
  • Black History Month in U.K. and Canada
  • Morgan Freeman
  • White History Month
  • Carter G. Woodson
  • Howard University

A Week-Only Affair

The ASNLH (now called the ASALH) sponsored the first Negro History Week in 1926, and chose to commemorate the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, both born in the second week of February. (Photos: Courtesy of WikiCommons)

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