TITLE

This Week in Black History

PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Jet;11/23/98, Vol. 94 Issue 26, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights events in black history for the week of November 17. Katherine Dunham, anthropologist, choreographer and dancer, awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1989; Roy Campanella, former Brooklyn Dodgers catcher, named the National League's Most Valuable Player in the Baseball Writer's Association of America's annual poll in 1953; Robert C. Weaver, economist and government official, awarded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Spingarn Medal in 1962.
ACCESSION #
1306205

 

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