Breadcrumb Home Cite Black Educators, Intellectuals, and Politicians Quiz by Ann-Marie ImbornoniRead more Black History Month features. Question 1 (out of 10): Why has Dr. Carter G. Woodson been called the "father of Negro history"? He wrote the first history of African Americans in the United States. He established the first African American Studies program. He proposed that a black history week be observed in February. More Quizzes from Infoplease: Try another Biography Quiz ! Quiz Archive FEN Learning is part of Sandbox Networks, a millennial learning company, reaching hundreds of millions of people across the globe.