This week in black history

May 1997
Jet;05/26/97, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p19
Presents highlights of African-American history for the week of May 23, 1997. The death of novelist and poet L. Claude McKay on May 23, 1948; Dr. Peter Murray Marshall becoming the first black president of the New York County Medical Society; Althea Gibson becoming the first black to win the French Open on May 26, 1956.


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