TITLE

This Week In Black History

PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Jet;01/11/99, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on notable events that took place in black history for the week of January 11, 1998. William L. Dawson elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1943; Founding of the Congressional Black Caucus in 1970; Birth date of writer Zora Neale Hurston in 1901.
ACCESSION #
1406035

 

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