TITLE

This Week in Black History

PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;1/10/2013, Vol. 104 Issue 2, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a timeline associated to the African Americans' history including the birth of writer Zora Neale Hurston in Alabama on January 7, 1891, the first reconstruction legislature on January 11, 1870, and the appointment of Robert Weaver as presidential cabinet on January 13, 1966.
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84947251

 

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