TITLE

After 108 years, Virginia approves marker honoring that state's first black congressman

PUB. DATE
July 1996
SOURCE
Jet;07/01/96, Vol. 90 Issue 7, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the state of Virginia's recognition of John Mercer Langston, its first black congressman during the 20th century. Langston as the Father of Black Politics in America; Placement of a historic marker in Langston's birthplace in Louisa County; Langston's black and white descendants.
ACCESSION #
9607141529

 

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