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.