This week in Black history

May 1996
Jet;05/27/96, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p20
Reports on the achievements of famous Afro-Americans. Birth of renowned tap dancer Bill `Bojangles' Robinson on May 25, 1878; Althea Gibson as the first Afro-American to win a major tennis title when she won the women's singles in the French Open on May 26, 1956.


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