This week in black history

March 1996
Jet;3/11/96, Vol. 89 Issue 17, p20
Reports on developments related to Afro-American people from March 5-11, 1996. Birthday of first black woman bishop Leontine T.C. Kelly; Foundation Day of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; Premier of Lorraine Hansberry's play titled `A Raisin in the Sun.'


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