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Women of Black History

Black History Month: The Women Who Made a Difference

Marlo Thomas | Posted 10.15.2014 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

That we even have a Black History Month is something of a feat, given the long and complicated path of racial justice in America. The idea was first proposed as "Negro History Week" by historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926 to celebrate the February births of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.