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Black History Month: 4 Inspirational African-American Inventors

Posted on AllSides February 18th, 2021
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As the nation continues to deal with racial injustice, February provides us with the opportunity to celebrate the many Black Americans who have shaped our history.

When Carter G. Woodrow proposed Black History Month in 1926 (initially Negro History Week), it was his intent to address the lack of African-American history acknowledged in the school systems.

Woodrow, known as the Father of Black History, said, "Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history."

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