Education is a basic foundation for any individual whose goal is to change the way the world sees things. Carter G. Woodson built one of the strongest foundations of anyone, much less the son of former slaves. Woodson collected advanced degrees the way some people collect coins and stamps, but with a greater purpose. His was to educate the world, especially about the contributions of Black people to society. Almost a century later, Woodson’s influence on American history is seen clearly not just during Black History Month, but each and every day.
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