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Carter Godwin Woodson (1875-1950)

144 years ago, Carter Godwin Woodon (1875-1950) was born on this date in Virginia.
Known as the “Father of Black History,” he holds an outstanding position in early 20th century American history. Woodson authored numerous scholarly books on the positive contributions of Blacks to the development of America. His message was that Blacks should be proud of their heritage and that other Americans should also understand it

About me

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Name : Adina

Origin : Senegalese

Favourite singers : Michael Jackson, Donny Hathaway, Phyllis Hyman,  Bob Marley, Tupac Shakur, Stevie Wonder, Sam Cooke,  Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker, Natalie Cole, J. Blackfoot, James Brown, The O’Jays, Gap Band, Bobby Womack, Whitney Houston, Patti Labelle, Nayanka Bell, Angelique Kidjo, KRS One, Lauryn Hill…

Favorite books : The miseducation of a Negro by Carter G. Woodson, Brainwashed by Tom Burell, The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca  Skloot, Marcus Garvey’s speeches, The autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley…

Favorite colors : red, gold and black

Favorite quotes :

– By any means necessary.

Children hold on to your dreams, believe in love, let love be the light to show the way, and love will shine on you one day.

– Each one, teach one.

– Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

Hobbies : Reading, cooking and writing

Heroes : My mother , Marcus Garvey, Sojourner Truth, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Michael Jackson, Muhammad Ali, Harriet Tubman, Patrice Lumumba, Thomas Sankara, Amilcar Cabral, Web Du Bois…