August 2007
Jet;8/13/2007, Vol. 112 Issue 6, p19
This article presents information about events in African American history that took place during the month of August. In 1965, Thurgood Marshall became the first African American to hold the position of U.S. Solicitor General. In 1984, runner Carl Lewis won a gold medal at the 23rd Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California and ran in a race for the U.S. track team that set a world record.


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