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