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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — You might call it the beginning of the discipline we now know as black studies.
Carter G. Woodson was the son of slaves. He earned a doctorate from Harvard. And exactly a century ago founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, later changed to the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.