Black Quotidian: Everyday History in African-American Newspapers

July 16, 1948


On July 16, 1948, the Atlanta Daily World ran a piece titled, "These Men Hold Key Posts in United Nations Activities."  Above the fold on the first page the paper featured pictures and profiles of Dr. Ralph Bunche, Dr. William Dean, Ed Lawson, Daniel Chapman, James Bough, Dr. Ernest Kalibala.

For more on the United Nations and African-American history, see Carol Anderson's Eyes Off the Prize: The United Nations and the African American Struggle for Human Rights, 1944-1955.

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