Booker T. Washington?
Dr. George W. Carver?
Rev. Martin Luther
Dr. Carter G. Woodson?
Rev. Jessie Jackson?
Who began it?
Woodson was ex-slaves’ son, an unschooled
coal miner at 17,self taught,
graduated h.s. in 2 yrs, gained Harvard Ph.D,
began Negro History Week Feb. 7, 1926.
Black in ’60s,
Pick (1) the year Black
History Month began and (2) who began it. If you don’t know, make your best
guess. ( Invite show of hands for each year and name) before clicking inserts
giving answers. Note: 2 right answers for the year: 1926 for the History Week
and 1976 for when it became a Month.Note: “Negro” became “Black” in the ’60s. Note: at 17 he had not yet
been to school.
Image of Dr. Woodson
based on one appearing on 2007 Black History Month page of the U.S. Dept. of
Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Services web site at