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A Pioneer in Black Studies and History Dagbovie Summary This article speaks of the triumphs of Carter G. Woodson, an active figure during the Jim Crow era. He contributed a great amount to black history in that he confronted racial prejudice. Since Woodson’s works were published in a white dominated era, he did not get the recognition which he deserved at the time. Woodson was aware that education was the most effective way to raise awareness about black history, which is why he dedicated most of his studies to furthering the widespread movement that was educating teachers and students in this subject. He started Negro History Week celebrations which was an attempt to popularize black history and make it appeal to the masses, specifically the youth. It was such a success within the world of education, and it even still exists today as Black History Month. Questions 1. Discuss what Dagbovie, the author, meant when he wrote “[African American Scholars] were largely excluded from “white stream academe”

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