Good News in History, January 13

Good News in History, January 13

55 years ago today, Robert Clifton Weaver, a career civil servant with a doctorate from Harvard, became the first African-American to be appointed to a US cabinet-level position. He became the first ever Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)—a new agency established in 1965 under President Johnson. (1966) MORE Good News on this Date: […]

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