TITLE

THIS WEEK IN BLACK HISTORY

PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;7/31/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 31, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on events in the Afro-American history in the week of August 07-13, from 1805 to 1936. Ralph J. Bunche, a diplomat and winner of Nobel Peace Prize, was born on August 07, 1904. Mattheco Henson, the first Black to reach North Pole, was born on August 09, 1860. Ira Aldridge, the famed Shakespearean actor, died on August 10, 1867. The first issue of Baltimore Afro-American newspaper was published on August 13, 1892.
ACCESSION #
10602676

 

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