The background of the individual behind Black History Month.

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The story of Black History Month’s originator, Carter G. Woodson, is being revisited during this celebration. Woodson established Black History Week in 1926 and it later evolved into a full month in the 1970s. NPR’s Sandhya Dirks has reported on how Woodson’s descendants have come together in an unexpected manner. NPR’s Sandhya Dirks reports on … Read more

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