• Carter G Woodson

    Carter G. Woodson Home

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

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For Teachers

Civil Rights Digital Storytelling- On-Line Materials for Educators
Learn more about the diverse stories of the civil rights movement found through personal narratives of civil rights leaders. These narratives were completed by members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Howard University Students and National Park Service rangers. They are available at http://www.schooltube.com/channel/npsedu/.

Did You Know?

Portrait of a young Carter G. Woodson

Carter G. Woodson did not begin his formal education until he was 20 years old. He had been denied access to public education in Canton, Virginia where he was born in 1875.