TITLE

This week in Black history

PUB. DATE
July 1995
SOURCE
Jet;7/17/95, Vol. 88 Issue 10, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks back at events in black history in the month of July. Birth of Nigerian Wole Soyinka on July 13, 1934; Death of Afro-American jazz singer Billie Holiday on July 17, 1959.
ACCESSION #
9508012152

 

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