Who Created Black History Month?

Meet the man who created Black History Month

By CNN Staff    Updated 12:34 PM ET, Fri February 1, 2019

February marks Black History Month, a federally recognized, nationwide celebration that calls on all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African-Americans have played in shaping US history. But how did this celebration come to be — and why does it happen in February? Carter G. Woodson, considered a pioneer in the study of African-American history, is given much of the credit for Black History Month. Get more information HERE