Carter G. Woodson was a scholar whose

dedication to celebrating the historic

contributions of Black people led to the

establishment of Black History Month,

marked every February since 1976.

Woodson fervently believed that Black

people should be proud of their heritage

and all Americans should understand the

largely overlooked achievements of Black


London Ladd Studios

Artist statement: I’m a 2006 grad of

Syracuse University with a BFA in

Illustration. My main medium is acrylic. I

enjoy painting and illustrating various

aspects of life especially African

American. I especially love working in my

sketchbook because I wouldn’t be able to

grow as an illustrator without it. My

sketchbook goes everywhere with

me. Contact Mr. Ladd and BC.

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