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This Week in Black History

March 17, 1999 Maurice Ashley becomes the first black person to become a chess grandmaster. The rank is conferred by the International Chess Federation to players who amass a set number of points in 24 official games played over a seven-year period. For more information on black history, arts and culture, visit    …

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