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This Week in Black History

11/28/2013, 6 a.m.

Nov. 24, 1870: Robert Sengstacke Abbott, the founder of the Chicago

Defender, is born.

Nov. 25, 1949: The great dancer and movie star Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, a resident of Harlem, passes away.

Nov. 28, 1929: Berry Gordy, the founder of Motown Records, is born in Detroit.