TITLE

THIS WEEK IN BLACK HISTORY

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Jet;6/18/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 24, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a profile of significant events which occurred during the week of June 12 in U.S. Black history. The murder of Medgar W. Wevers, secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, in 1963 is discussed, along with the work of the first Black artist to paint a presidential portrait, Simmie Knox, exhibited in 2004.
ACCESSION #
25378098

 

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