Black History Journal

January 2011
Washington Informer;1/27/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 65, p6
The article highlights several notable events related to African American from January 28, 1938 to February 3, 1908. In 1932, Crystal Byrd Fauset becomes the first African American woman elected to a state legislature when she wins a seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representative. In 1937, Alexander Pushkin, a great Russian literary genius, dies as a result of a duel. In 1839, African American Edmond Berger develops one of the first spark plugs made in America.


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