This week in black history

May 1997
Jet;05/19/97, Vol. 91 Issue 26, p19
Presents highlights in African-American history for the week of May 13, 1997. The birth of Joe Louis, a world heavyweight boxing champion, on May 13, 1914 in Lafayette, Alabama; The win of the Kentucky Derby by Oliver Lewis on May 17, 1875; The unanimous ruling of the Supreme Court on May 17, 1954 that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional.


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