This week in black history

July 1996
Jet;7/22/96, Vol. 90 Issue 10, p22
Profiles successful black people. Professional golfer Calvin Peete; Jazz clarinet player William C. `Buster' Bailey; Appointment of Patricia Roberts Harris as secretary of health, education and welfare on July 19, 1979, by then President Jimmy Carter.


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