TITLE

THIS WEEK IN BLACK HISTORY

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Jet;6/12/2006, Vol. 109 Issue 23, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at black history events that occurred during the month of June. On June 5, 1987, Mae C. Jemison became the first Black woman to travel to space. On June 11, 1963, James Hood and Vivian Malone were stopped from enrolling as undergraduates at the University of Alabama by former governor George Wallace.
ACCESSION #
21062855

 

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