TITLE

National headliners

PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Jet;3/11/96, Vol. 89 Issue 17, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on developments concerning Afro-American celebrities in the United States as of March 11, 1996. Cook County Commissioner Danny Davis' lead in the race for the seat of Chicago Representative Cardiss Collins; Candidates for the seat of new NAACP president Kweisi Mfume.
ACCESSION #
9603212056

 

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