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History: A Black Man Appears On A Magazine Cover With Whites-For The First Time

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It may sound like ancient history, but this didn’t happen until 1953– and it wasn’t Sidney Poitier. But here’s a hint–he is a world recognized political activist–they are the parents of one of Hollywood’s top actresses. Curious? Get the details in today’s History Notes.

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