This Week in Black History

November 1998
Jet;11/23/98, Vol. 94 Issue 26, p20
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.


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