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Passionate about spreading the knowledge of Black History, Carter G. Woodson launched Negro History Week, which we now celebrate as Black History Month. During the national meeting of Omega Psi Phi on December 27, 1920, Woodson gave a powerful speech encouraging his fraternity brothers to promote the study of Black History. Inspired by Woodson’s call to action, Omega Psi Phi devoted one week in April annually to studying Negro History and Literature, calling it “Negro Achievement Week” starting in 1924. Gamma Chapter in Boston made good on its commitment to creating and distributing literature throughout the city of Boston. Bolstered by the support of the Gamma Chapter, Woodson recognized the need for an even larger platform for recognizing and celebrating Black History. In subsequent years the Association for the Study of African American Life and History took over the promotion of Negro History Week, which eventually expanded to Black History Month.
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