Picturing Black History

Photographs and stories that changed the world

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Education and Learning

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

Poise and Perseverance

How Autherine Lucy, Charlayne Hunter, and Viviane Malone Desegregated Higher Education in the American South

Marching Mothers

Neither wind nor rain could stop a band of Ohio mothers from securing the education their children deserved.