Black golf pioneer Powell dies

CANTON, Ohio – Bill Powell, the first African American to build, own and operate a golf course, died Thursday. He was 93. The PGA of America said Powell died at Aultman Hospital in Canton following complications from a stroke. “Bill Powell will forever be one of golf’s most unforgettable American heroes,” PGA of America president …

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African American Funeral Programs from East Central Georgia Placed Online

The Digital Library of Georgia announced the availability of a new online resource: African American Funeral Programs from the East Central Georgia Regional Library. The African American Funeral Programs from the East Central Georgia Regional Library online collection consists of over one thousand funeral programs ranging from 1933 to 2008 (with the bulk of the …

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