This week in black history

October 1997
Jet;10/27/97, Vol. 92 Issue 23, p20
Presents items of interest occurring in black history the third week of October. John Birks `Dizzy' Gillespie being born in Cheraw, South Carolina; Benjamin Oliver Davis Sr. becoming the first black general in the US National Guard; Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson being born in New Orleans.


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