Dr. Robert C. Weaver, first African-American named to cabinet post, dies at 89

Browne, J. Zamgba
July 1997
New York Amsterdam News;07/24/97, Vol. 88 Issue 30, p4
Announces the death of Dr. Robert C. Weaver, the first United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the first African-American named to a cabinet position, on July 17, 1997. Personal details on Weaver; Comments from HUD Secretary Andrew Cuomo on Weaver; Reference to the efforts of the Black Leadership Forum to provide an appropriate memorial tribute for Weaver.


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