[PW] New York Times Article About Earliest Use of Term "African-American"

Proctor, Drew DProctor at columbiabasin.edu
Tue Apr 21 16:51:04 PDT 2015


Nice work, Fred!


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There's an article in the New York Times today about my discovery of the earliest known use of the term "African-American":



http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/21/arts/use-of-african-american-dates-to-nations-early-days.html?_r=0



Fred Shapiro

Editor

YALE BOOK OF QUOTATIONS (Yale University Press)



Drew Proctor

Columbia Basin College Library

Pasco, WA



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