December 2007
Jet;12/24/2007, Vol. 112 Issue 25, p18
A calendar is presented noting memorable moments in African American history for the week of December 21-26. On December 21, 1976, lawyer Patricia Roberts Harris was named Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, becoming the first Black woman to hold a presidential cabinet post. On December 26, 1908, boxer Jack Johnson became the first Black heavyweight champion of the world.


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