This Week In Black History

February 1999
Jet;02/08/99, Vol. 95 Issue 10, p20
Offers news briefs related to black history. Langston Hughes, author, songwriter, columnist, poet and founder of theatrical companies; Autherine Lucy, the first black student enrolled at the University of Alabama; Reggae singer and songwriter Bob Marley.


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