This Week In Black History

November 1998
Jet;11/30/98, Vol. 95 Issue 1, p19
Offers news briefs related to black history. Scott Joplin, originator of ragtime music; Adam Clayton Powell Jr., the late minister and congressman; Rock musician Jimi Hendrix.


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