The Westside Gazette Newspaper is honored to feature these editorial contributions made by local students.
By Layla Davidson
Carter G. Woodson, born in 1875 died in 1950, was the second African American to receive a doctorate from Harvard, after the knowledgeable W.E.B.
Du Bois. Additionally, Woodson created the Negro History Bulletin in 1937 to help teachers with the African American study. Woodson was determined to make Black History Month a nationwide practice and in February of 1969, Black History Month finally became a nationwide reality.