Survey Shows Black Historical Events Among Top 100 Stories of 20th Century

March 1999
Jet;03/22/99, Vol. 95 Issue 16, p23
Reports that the Newseum, a journalism museum based in Arlington, Virginia, asked several journalists and scholars to select the 20th century's top 100 stories. Inclusion of eight historical black events on the list; Example including the assassination of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964, and the refusal of Rosa Parks to give up her seat to a white person.


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