TITLE

Now!

AUTHOR(S)
Chance, Julia
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Essence (Essence);Jul99, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents various news briefs concerning Afro-American women as of July 1999. Information on the Youth Opportunity Grant Program of the US Department of Labor; Award given to civil rights activist Rosa Parks; Details on the Web site for abused women.
ACCESSION #
1969574

 

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