81. Making History: Carter G. Woodson

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Pioneering historian Carter G. Woodson argues for a new approach to education and economic uplift.



Further Reading

• C.G. Woodson, “Negro History Week,” Journal of Negro History 11 (1926), 238-42.

• C.G. Woodson, The Mis-Education of the Negro (Washington DC: 1933).


• P.G. Dagbovie, “Black Women, Carter G. Woodson, and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1915-1950,” Journal of African American History 88 (2003), 21-41.

• J. Goggin, “Countering White Racist Scholarship: Carter G. Woodson and the  Journal of Negro History,” Journal of Negro History 48 (1983), 355-75.

• J. Goggin, Carter G. Woodson: a Life in Black History (Baton Rouge: 1993).

• J.A. Snyder, “Progressive Education in Black and White: Rereading Carter G. Woodson’s Miseducation of the Negro,” History of Education Quarterly 55 (2015), 273-93.

• B.E. Stevenson, “‘Out of the Mouths Of Ex-Slaves’: Carter G. Woodson’s Journal of Negro History ‘Invents’ the Study of Slavery,” Journal of African American History 100 (2015), 698-720.


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