TITLE

THIS WEEK IN BLACK HISTORY

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Jet;5/26/2008, Vol. 113 Issue 20, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on Black history for the week of May 22. Actor and comedian Bill Cosby became the first African American to receive an Emmy Award on May 22, 1966. On May 23, 1900, Sergeant William H. Carney became the first Black to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, which he received for his actions during the U.S. Civil War.
ACCESSION #
32464441

 

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