TITLE

This Week In Black History

PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Jet;11/16/98, Vol. 94 Issue 25, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers black history newsbriefs as of November 16, 1998. Charles Sifford who became the first black to win a major nationwide professional golf tournament in 1957; Birth of Shirley Graham DuBois in 1896; Awarding of the Spingarn Medal to civil rights heroine Rosa L. Parks in 1979.
ACCESSION #
1263970

 

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