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Mon, 10.01.1866

Shorter College founded

*On this date in 1866 we celebrate the founding of Shorter College.  They are a private historically black junior college (HBCU) in North Little Rock, Arkansas.

It was founded as Bethel Institute by the African Methodist Episcopal Church and offered bachelor's degrees until 1955. Currently it is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. Daisy Bates and Scipio Africanus Jones were alumni. 

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A purple blush above the marshes; below on the wooden deck, two boys squeal at the cage of crabs they’ve yanked from the muddy inlet. Each year we come... SOUTH CAROLINA SEA ISLAND by David Mura
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