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African American and African Studies

Professional Historical Organizations


Link to the H-Afro-American Studies site at H-Net

A member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online, H-Afro-Am provides a forum for the exchange of information for professionals, faculty and advanced students in the field of African American Studies.

Father of Black History

The notable African American historian, Carter G. Woodson

Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) was a noted American historian who founded the Journal of Negro History, the ASLAH, and is often referred to as the Father of Black History,

(Carter G. Woodson, Wikimedia Commons)

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