The Ongoing Struggle to Finance Black History
Stuart, Reginald, The Crisis
How would Carter G. Woodson assess the stated of exploring Black history today?
"I think he would see it as a dream come true," says John Fleming, who, on Jan. 1, became president of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, the group the late Woodson founded in 1915 to promote serious study of the contributions of Blacks in American history.
"He (Woodson) wanted to get it to the masses," says Fleming. "And that's what's finally happening."
Fleming was referring to the proliferation of efforts - large and small - to preserve and promote Black history through establishment of museums. But as plans for new African American …
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Publication information: Article title: The Ongoing Struggle to Finance Black History. Contributors: Stuart, Reginald - Author. Magazine title: The Crisis. Volume: 114. Issue: 1 Publication date: January/February 2007. Page number: 39+. © The Crisis Publishing Company Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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