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MAY 17

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1929 Eloise Greenfield (North Carolina-born African-American Poet, Children's Author) Eloise Greenfield Primary Children's Authors Poetry African-American Authors
1956 Sugar Ray Leonard (North Carolina-born African-American Member of International Boxing Hall of Fame) North Carolina Sports Figures International Boxing Hall of Fame African American Sports Figures
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date

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