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Don't Forget Local Black Achievement
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TitleDon't Forget Local Black Achievement
AbstractNews article about local black achievement in the context of Black History Month. Several prominent African Americans are mentioned, such as Chester Franklin, Roy Wilkins (an NAACP leader), Lucile Bluford, Edward Wilson ("the city's first black fire chief"), Lee Vertis Swinton, or Lee Swinton ("Missouri's first black senator from Kansas City"), Bruce Watkins, Bernard Powell ("slain community activist"), and Alan Wheat.
DateFebruary 6, 1985
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationRamos Vertical File: Black Americans--Kansas City, Missouri
PageA12
Local SubjectKansas Citians--Prominent
Franklin, Chester A.
Wilkins, Roy
Bluford, Lucile H.
Wilson, Edward
Swinton, Lee V.
Watkins, Bruce R.
Powell, Bernard
Wheat, Alan
Representatives
State Senators
African Americans
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID217217
CONTENTdm number36705
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