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Honoring The Legacy Of African-American Giant Carter G. Woodson05:36

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Most Americans know February is Black History Month, but they're less familiar is the man who created the precursor to the celebration - Negro History Week. That man was Carter G. Woodson.

From Here & Now contributor WAMU, Heather Taylor reports that Woodson used history to change the way the nation viewed African-Americans, and the way African-Americans viewed themselves.

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This segment aired on February 26, 2016.

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