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This week in state history

 

November 29, 2019



Historic Minnesota events with anniversaries this coming week.

Nov. 29

2000 Pioneering journalist Marvel Jackson Cooke dies in New York. Born in Mankato in 1903, Cooke moved to Harlem in 1926 and worked for the NAACP’s Crisis magazine, the Amsterdam News, and the People’s Voice. In 1950 she joined the staff of the New York Daily Compass and was the first African American woman to work full-time for a major white-owned American newspaper.

Nov. 30

1912 Gordon Parks is born in Fort Scott, Kansas. He would move to St. Paul as a teenager and eventually develop a career as a photographer,...



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