Random Black History Facts

Random Black History Facts

Happy Black History Month
Fact #9
When African-American neurosurgeon Ben Carson was a child, his mother required him to read two library books a week and give her written reports, even though she was barely literate. She would then take the papers and pretend to carefully review them, placing a check mark at the top of the page to show her approval. The assignments inspired Carson’s eventual love of reading and learning.

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