The Mis-Education of The Negro
Author: Carter G. Woodson
Format: Paperback, 240pp
Publication Date: February, 2006
Publisher: African Tree Press
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The Mis-Education of The Negro, Carter G. Woodson, 1592320953
Godwin Woodson (1875-1950) was an American historian, author,
journalist and the founder of Black History Month. He is considered
the first to conduct a scholarly effort to popularize the value of
Black History. He recognized and acted upon the importance of a
having an awareness and knowledge of their contributions to humanity
and left behind an impressive legacy.
Called the "Father of Negro
History," Carter Godwin Woodson was
instrumental in the founding of the Association for the Study of
Life and History in 1915. During his lifetime he was probably the
significant scholar promoting the history and achievements of
"When you control a man's thinking you do not have to worry about
actions. You do not have to tell him not to stand here or go yonder.
He will find his 'proper place' and will stay in it. You do not need
to send him to the back door. He will go without being told. In
if there is no back door, he will cut one for his special benefit.
education makes it necessary." — Carter G. Woodson