TITLE

This week in black history

PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
Jet;2/17/97, Vol. 91 Issue 13, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses significant events in black history that took place during the second week of February. The freeing of South African leader Nelson Mandela in 1990; The dedication of the home of former American slave Frederick Douglass as a national shrine in 1972.
ACCESSION #
9702271280

 

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