Carter G. Woodson





Carter G. Woodson

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born
in New Canton, Va., Uganda
December 19, 1875

died
April 03, 1950

gender
male

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President of Associated Publishers, Inc. Founder and editor of the Journal of Negro History, 1916, and the Negro History Bulletin, 1937.


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The Mis-Education of the Negro
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The Negro in Our History (1...
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African Myths and Folk Tales
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Carter G. Woodson: A Histor...
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Negro Orators and Their Ora...
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“If you can control a man's thinking you do not have to worry about his action. When you determine what a man shall think you do not have to concern yourself about what he will do. If you make a man feel that he is inferior, you do not have to compel him to accept an inferior status, for he will seek it himself. If you make a man think that he is justly an outcast, you do not have to order him to the back door. He will go without being told; and if there is no back door, his very nature will demand one.”
Carter G. Woodson, The Mis-Education of the Negro

“History shows that it does not matter who is in power or what revolutionary forces take over the government, those who have not learned to do for themselves and have to depend solely on others never obtain any more rights or privileges in the end than they had in the beginning.”
Carter G. Woodson, The Mis-Education of the Negro

“Philosophers have long conceded, however, that every man has two educators: 'that which is given to him, and the other that which he gives himself. Of the two kinds the latter is by far the more desirable. Indeed all that is most worthy in man he must work out and conquer for himself. It is that which constitutes our real and best nourishment. What we are merely taught seldom nourishes the mind like that which we teach ourselves.”
Carter G. Woodson, The Mis-Education of the Negro

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