Picturing Black History

Photographs and stories that changed the world

A collaboration of     and    

Damarius Johnson

Damarius Johnson is a third-year doctoral student in Department of History at The Ohio State University and a former Picturing Black History Managing Editor.



Listen to Damarius discuss Black history and his essays.

Content by Damarius Johnson

Carter Godwin Woodson

Known as “The Father of Black History,” Carter Godwin Woodson (1875-1950) co-founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASALH) in 1915