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The event now called Black History month was founded in the US 1926 by Carter Godwin Woodson and Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

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The father of Negro History Week, which is now called Black History Month, was Carter G. Woodson. He established Negro History Week in 1926 to bring attention to the contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout history. The week was later expanded to a month-long celebration in 1976.

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